Product Description & Features
by A&E Video
- Produced by Major League Baseball Productions and narrated by Dave Winfield, the show highlights rarely seen footage from the 1920s through 1950s
- These extraordinary stories illustrate the birth of the Negro Leagues and depict both the struggles endured and milestones achieved by its players
Release Date: 02/04/14
The history of the Negro Leagues is often a forgotten part of baseball and despite its popularity and wealth of talent was not well- documented. Pride and Perseverance: The Story of the Negro Leagues sheds light on this period and shows how it laid the groundwork for today's African-American players in Major League Baseball. The film also highlights Negro League innovations that helped shape modern day baseball. No baseball fan should miss the gripping tale of these unsung heroes.
Country of Origin: United States