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From the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection.
Part two of this special feature on African-American baseball leagues and teams focuses on the Champaign Eagles, part of the Eastern Illinois League in the 1950s and 1960s. Features personal reminiscences by Ernie Westfield, J.W. Pirtle, Bud Johnson,…
Tells stories about Negro League Baseball and its impact locally. Features biographies of individual players, such as John C. Johnson, Sr, Vernon C. Lewis, and Elsa Utley, as well as clippings from local newspapers describing the League.
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