Make the Negro Leagues Major League

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It’s the right move, but how to handle the statistical records is a difficult problem.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE M ajor League Baseball is considering retroactively raising the Negro Leagues to the status of “major leagues” for purposes of (among other things) baseball records, according to a report by Ben Lindbergh at The Ringer. The specific impact of this is that Negro League records would be considered MLB records the same as if they had been set in the National League. On the whole, this is a good thing, and MLB should do it. But it is not without some problems.

The good news is “majoring” the Negro Leagues would be a further step — following the enshrinement of Negro Leaguers

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