The National Negro League was found by Rube Foster.
February 13, 1920
The first game NNL game was played.
May 2, 1920
Ed Bolden Organized the Eastern Color League.
October 11, 1923
The Eastern Color League disbands midseason.
October 12, 1928
The stock market crashed. Great Depression places financial pressure on america, including The Nation Negro League.
October 12, 1929
Nation Negro League founder died during extensive hospital care.
October 12, 1930
The National Negro League was ended.
March 26, 1932
The Negro Southern League becomes the only major African-American baseball league operating.
October 17, 1932
The first world series was played at Yankee Stadium
September 13, 1942
Jackie Robinson is signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946. The prevous color barrier has been broken.
October 12, 1946