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The M-Braves Salute Historic Black Baseball Figures in Mississippi

Black history runs deep in Jackson and the state of Mississippi, from the icons, to record breakers to the most influential voices. We honor those who have inspired change and celebrate a history embedded in excellence. This Black History Month, we are growing the game by paving the way for the next generation of Black ballplayers, executives, and fans.

Below are some of the many Black Baseball Icons from the Magnolia State.


BHM Cool Papa Bell 2

BHM Marshall Bridges

BHM Ellis Burks

BHM Luke Easter

BHM Curt Ford

BHM Dave Parker

BHM Frank White
BHM Oil Can Boyd

BHM Braddy

BHM Dave Clark

BHM Howard Easterlin

BHM Bill Foster

BHM George Scott

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