Negro Leagues in their relationship with MLB


This assignment is broken into two one-hundred-point papers each with a specific prompt. Each paper will be double spaced with 12-point Times New Roman font with 1-inch margins and 5 pages longs (Work Cited excluded). All assignments will use Chicago style footnotes and any other citations style will result in a deduction of points. Use two sources from class and two outside sources for each paper. In using quotes, do not paraphrase but directly quote from the source.

Prompt 1

In the creation of the Negro Leagues, Andrew “Rube” Foster created a league in that black baseball players could play. Although Negro League players were for the most part excluded from MLB, Negro League teams and MLB team established relationships. How did the Negro Leagues in their relationship with MLB both challenge and reinforce notions of superiority and inferiority?