West Point cadet Abner Doubleday "invented" baseball. he is said to have invented it while he was in Cooperstown, New York, even though according to his diaries, he had never visited there.
Formation of National Association of Base Ball Players
National Assiociiation of Baseball Players was formed, and baseball had become a business.
No more African-American Baseball Players
In December of 1867, they voted tp not admit any team in the league that "may be composed of one or more colored persons".
Mose "Fleetwood" Walker
He is credited for being the first black major league player after signing with a team in Toledo, even though the American Association was just beginning and the National League was just more prestigous
First all black baseball team
The Cuban Giants, founded in Babylon, New York, was the first all black baseball team created
Plessy vs. Ferguson Case
In this case, they made the "separate but equal" rule
Negro National League
The Negro National League was created
The Great Depression
In 1929, the stock market had crashed and that was during the time of the Great Depression
Jackie Robinson discovered
In the year of 1947, Jackie Robinso was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and was the first African-American baseball player in the major league
Major League Baseball desegregated
MLB was now desegregated, and white and black players could both play in the major league