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The league

Call Number

  • DVD 796.357 L4345 (CEN)

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Publication Information

[Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2023.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 104 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPA rating: PG; for thematic content including racism, a racial slur, some violent images and smoking.


"A celebration of Negro League baseball's triumphs and challenges through the first half of the twentieth century, THE LEAGUE explores Black baseball as an economic and social pillar of Black communities and a stage for some of the greatest athletes to ever play the game, while also examining the unintended consequences of integration."--Container.


"Executive producer, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson"--Container.

Based on the book "The Negro Baseball Leagues" by Bob Motley and Byron Motley.

DVD release of the 2023 documentary.

Special feature: Additional interview/scenes.

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