Mamie Johnson, one of three women to play in the Negro Leagues, has died at the age of 82.
As David Ortiz adds to his legend this week—the version that omits any mention of PEDs, of course—let's take a moment to appreciate John Schulian's 2000 SI profile of Josh Gibson:
Your morning roundup for May 1, the day after Seth Meyers said Weekend Update stuff to people's faces.
It's been 62 years since Jackie Robinson integrated baseball. Now, finally, a little card with his attributes will integrate tabletop baseball simulations.
John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, a star player in the Negro leagues, and recent proponent of Negro league history, died last night. No cause of death was given (though being 94 years old is probably a good enough), but O'Neil had been in and out of the hospital recently.