THE NEGRO BASEBALL LEAGUES - An American Legacy
One of the most fascinating aspects of the Negro Baseball Leagues is tha documentary filmmaker movie maker t its impact stretches beyond the baseball diamond. Negro Baseball League history is draped in a fabric that mirrors America’s culture. From segregation to integration, the progression of America’s race relation journey is literally reflected in events that unfolded in the Negro Baseball Leagues. The historic signing of Negro Baseball League player Jackie Robinson to the major leagues was “the beginning of the modern day Civil Rights movement”. Byron’s production, THE NEGRO BASEBALL LEAGUES: An American Legacy will be its defining production.