NTK: Effa Manley

Country of Birth: USA

Birthday: March 27, 1897

Horoscope: Aries

the 411: Well for starters, there's just a few casual things under her belt... civil rights activist, co-owning and managing a Negro League baseball team, her stint as Negro National League treasurer, her role in Larry Doby integrating Major League Baseball’s American League, and being the first African-American woman inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Pretty epic if you ask us!

Where to learn more: A League of Their Own, the film!


1. https://www.sbnation.com/2020/4/30/21238190/effa-manley-hall-of-fame-negro-league-newark-eagles

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