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Today’s feature in our Women In The Negro Leagues series should have a movie made of her life! A mini-series even!
Business woman. Community leader. Socialite. Baseball executive par excellence. Keeper of the Negro Leagues’ flame. Hall of Famer. Throughout her lifetime Effa Manley wore all these hats and more, but none more proudly than that of her beloved Newark Eagles, the Negro National League franchise that she and husband Abe Manley owned and operated from 1934 until 1948. The Most Famous Woman in Baseball, Bob Luke’s biography of her, shows us how Effa left her indelible mark on the Eagles, the community of Newark, and the game of baseball. [Continue Reading...]
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