Josh Gibson's Historic 1938 Home Run In Monessen To Be Celebrated This WeekThe city of Monessen is planning to honor National Baseball Hall of Famer Josh Gibson, an accomplished power hitter and catcher, this week.
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Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw Issues Proclamation Commemorating 100th Anniversary Of Negro LeaguesMonessen Mayor Matt Shorraw has issued a proclamation in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Baseball Leagues.
Plans Unveiled For Josh Gibson Heritage Park In Station SquareStation Square has always been a popular spot for Pittsburgh natives and tourists, and now it will be the site of a new park honoring some of the greatest players in baseball.
Black History Month 2017: Celebrating African-American HeritageFebruary is Black History Month and all month long, KDKA will be celebrating the local African-American heritage and some of the leaders.
Baseball Great’s Family Hoping To Make Memorial Park A RealityEarlier this year, Josh Gibson's granddaughter and great-grandson unveiled a new portrait of the Negro League’s slugger.
Legendary Baseball Player Josh Gibson To Be Honored With New ParkAt the Sheraton Inn at Station Square, plans were announced Wednesday for a Josh Gibson Heritage Park, just across the street.
Celebration Of Negro Leagues Held DowntownA gala was held in downtown Pittsburgh to honor the Negro Leagues and a man who is keeping their memory alive Saturday night.
Awards To Honor Legacy Of Negro League Baseball GreatWhile the Crawfords and Grays are memorialized on the Homestead Grays Bridge, it’s taking the work of Dr. Jeremy Krock, of Chicago, to provide a proper marker.
PTL Links: July 12, 2011Some of today’s featured guests and topics include: <li><a href="http://web.cmoa.org/" target="_blank">Carnegie Museum of Art</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.joshgibson.org/" target="_blank">Josh Gibson Foundation</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.rsecatering.com/" target="_blank">Roxanne's Soulfood Expressions</a></li> <a href="http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2011/07/12/ptl-links-july-12-2011/">Click here for more of today's links!</a>
New Signs On Local Bridge Honor Grays, CrawfordsThey were pioneers who didn't always get their due, but now there is a new honor for members of the Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords.