D’Addona: Negro Leagues as Major League — a century-awaited validation – Sports – Holland Sentinel – Holland, MI

The Negro Leagues have finally been declared an official major league by Major League Baseball, which is a stunning and pivotal validation of baseball history.When the news came out on Wednesday, as we near the end of 2020, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the official Negro Leagues, many baseball fans thought about how it might be easier to compare Satchel Paige to Greg Maddux or Josh Gibson with Babe Ruth. Or perhaps how Cool Papa Bell might compare with Rickey Henderson as a base-
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