Black Sports : The Negro League - Why Did it Die - Why Hasn't There Been Like Efforts ?

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No, I understood your point, I simply don't share your position.

And I don't know of any genocide in Harlem, but I haven't read any reports that suggest LA hispanics are angels who are attempting to murder African American children only because some unnamed euro is making them.

As I said, if they're Afri-latino, that's one thing. But I and (I'd bet) most African Americans don't consider those other [non Afri-] hispanics family. That you and some others do significantly contributes to the problem Destee's highlighting.

Anyway, apologies for the heated response, like I said. It's a tough subject.
First off, I don't know any 'african americans'. Secondly, you are obviously showing your lack of knowledge on this subject. Which is why you keep bringing up the negatives instead of the positive points of hue.

It's not really a tough subject for those with real answers to the op's questions.

P.s. I never said anything about latinos being 'angels'. I think I called them family.
 

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Whatever. I'm only pointing out how things were from a historical standpoints.

You can keep on with the conjecture. Good luck with that. The leagues failed under weight of boundaries set up by us war machine. If you really think a black only league will be sustainable you don't know why it failed to begin with.
I wasn't disagreeing with you. I assumed the Cuban players you referred to were Africubanos.

I don't know anything about the history of the Negro League and enjoyed reading your summaries here. I don't dispute what you've written, and I'm not sure why you've taken my reply as a criticism.

Have a good one.
 

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First off, I don't know any 'african americans'. Secondly, you are obviously showing your lack of knowledge on this subject. Which is why you keep bringing up the negatives instead of the positive points of hue.

It's not really a tough subject for those with real answers to the op's questions.

P.s. I never said anything about latinos being 'angels'. I think I called them family.
Info-Moetry, I didn't intend any insult to you, which is why I apologized beforehand.

I understand that you take a different position on this. Fair enough. Have a good one.
 

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Job well done Omowale Jabali, there is no other possible answer to suffice the question. I couldn't resist posting the details from the link you provided:


Question: Why did the Negro Leagues disappear?

Answer:
After the integration of professional baseball two factors combined to bring about the collapse of the Negro Leagues--(a) the best players from the top Negro League teams were signed by Major League organizations, thus weakening the top Negro League teams, and (b) the interest of black fans was quickly drawn away from the Negro Leagues as they focused their interest on the performance of Jackie Robinson and other black pioneers in the major leagues. As fan attendance dwindled at the close of the 1940s, most Negro League teams collapsed under financial pressure.

Although the integration of professional baseball was one important step in the integration of American society, the event did have at least one negative aspect for the African-American community. By the 1940s Negro League baseball had become one of the largest and most successful black-owned business enterprises in America. The integration of baseball meant the end of baseball as a profitable industry in the black community.



Futhermore, we know that we don't support our own, which explains its nearly complete disappearance.



(b) the interest of black fans was quickly drawn away from the Negro Leagues as they focused their interest on the performance of Jackie Robinson and other black pioneers in the major leagues


As fan attendance dwindled at the close of the 1940s, most Negro League teams collapsed under financial pressure.
 

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