The Center for Negro League Baseball Research (CNLBR) is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit foundation that is dedicated to the research and preservation of the history of black baseball in America. Since our inception in 1990, our efforts have been focused on:
· Locating and interviewing former Negro League baseball players to document their entire playing careers.
· Collecting artifacts related to the history of black baseball in America.
· Researching and preserving the history of Negro League baseball.
· Conducting player reunions, museum exhibits, seminars and educational programs related to Negro League baseball.
1939 East All-Star Team
Front Row (L to R) Bill Byrd, Leon Day, Bill Holland, Cando Lopez, Goose Curry, Red Parnell
Back Row (L to R) Buck Leonard, Willie Wells, Jose Fernandez, Sammy Hughes, George Scales, Mule Suttles, Pat Patterson, Josh Gibson, Wild Bill Wright, Roy Partlow