Eastern Colored League

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After the Negro National League was formed in 1920, the Eastern Colored League was set up by Ed Bolden in 1923 as the second major Negro League circuit. The ECL ran till 1928. From 1924 to 1927, the ECL and NNL champions met in the Negro World Series to determine the top team in black baseball. Bolden was president from 1923-1926 and Isaac Nutter was president in 1927-1928.



Further Reading[edit]

  • Michael Lomax: Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902-1931: The Negro National and Eastern Colored Leagues, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY, 2014. ISBN 978-0-8156-1039-7

Negro Leagues

American Negro League East-West League Eastern Colored League League of Colored Baseball Clubs Negro American League Negro National League Negro Southern League West Coast Negro Baseball League
Integrated Leagues (Pre-1947): Middle States League | Nebraska State League

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