Hall Pass: Effa Manley Was First Woman Inducted Into Cooperstown

Yes, the overwhelming majority of National Baseball Hall of Fame members are men, but not everyone.

Effa Manley was the first woman inducted into Cooperstown due to her work promoting equal rights for African American baseball players as an executive in the Negro Leagues.

Learn more about what Manley did to help African American baseball players in the video from “NESN Clubhouse” above.