Videos and Links

Mr. Moore featured on TBS Storyline (excerpt) (http://tbsstoryline.com/)

In April 2008, two students from Chamblee Charter High School, Damek Anderson and Henry Jacobs, interviewed Mr. Moore (91 years old) at his home. See video.

Topics discussed:

  1. Growing up in Atlanta
  2. Childhood heroes
  3. Early days in baseball
  4. Big break in 1935
  5. Newark to Atlanta
  6. Baltimore in 1939
  7. Life in the Negro Leagues
  8. Facing Satchel Paige
  9. Baltimore Elite’s “Million Dollar Infield”
  10. Roy Campanella
  11. Retiring from baseball in 1948
  12. Jackie Robinson
  13. Cool Papa Bell & Josh Gibson
  14. Getting His Nickname
  15. Lessons learned about playing the game
  16. Belated Recognition from Major League Baseball
  17. Playing in Yankee Stadium
  18. College players in the Negro Leagues

Related Links

Negro League Baseball Players Association
http://www.nlbpa.com/

Pitch Black’s Negro Leaguer of the Month (July 2000)
http://www.pitchblackbaseball.com/nlotmredmoore.html

Negro Leagues Baseball eMuseum
http://www.coe.ksu.edu/nlbemuseum/history/players/moore.html

Author and Historian Larry Lester’s Website
http://www.larrylester42.com/

Wikipedia on Negro Leagues
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_League

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http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanta_Black_Crackers
http://www.nlbpa.com/atlanta_black_crackers.html

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baltimore_Elite_Giants
http://www.nlbpa.com/baltimore_elite_giants.html

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newark_Eagles
http://www.nlbpa.com/newark_eagles.html

USA Today sports edition on Yankee Stadium
Red Moore is featured in a story about his inside-the-park homerun at Yankee Stadium in a special USA Today sports edition on the stadium’s history. Copies of the issue are for sale at http://www.usatodayservice.com/yankeestadium/

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See the March 2007
Atlanta Magazine for an
extensive feature profile
by Bill BanksĀ (banks-atlmag0307)

Fellow Negro Leaguer Websites

Roy Campanella
http://www.roycampanella.com

Leon Day
http://www.leondayfoundation.org/

Josh Gibson
http://www.joshgibson.org/

Reginald Howard
http://www.toostrong.net/howard/

Monte Irvin
http://www.cmgww.com/baseball/irvin/

Buck Leonard
http://www.buckleonard.org/

John Henry “Pop” Lloyd
http://www.popsballyard.org/

Minnie Minoso
http://minoso.com/

Satchel Paige
http://www.satchelpaige.com

Jackie Robinson
http://www.jackierobinson.com/

Ted Toles
http://www.tedtolesjr.com/index.html

Smokey Joe Williams Blog
http://cyclonejoe.blogspot.com/

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