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Upcoming Events

Somerset Patriots Inaugural Negro League Tribute Game

Sunday, August 27th at 1:05pm with a special
pre-game ceremony at 12:30pm

SSAAM supports this event honoring the history and legacy of the New York Black Yankees: a Negro League baseball team of the 1930s and ‘40s. At a time when Major League Baseball excluded Black athletes, Negro League teams gave African Americans a path to play professional baseball.

On August 27th, the Somerset Patriots will play in special jerseys with the SSAAM logo as well as a newly-designed logo honoring the Black Yankees. These game-worn jerseys will be auctioned off live after the event to benefit SSAAM’s mission and educational programming.

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