Kevin L. Mitchell is a baseball history author and blogger focusing mainly on the period 1947 -1972 and Negro League baseball. His first book, Last Train to Cooperstown: The 2006 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees from the Negro League Baseball Era was published in March 2015. Kevin participated in integrating youth baseball leagues in his hometown during the 1960’s and is currently on the advisory board of an organization reviving youth baseball teams in the inner city of Kansas City, Kansas. He publishes a weekly baseball history blog (www.thebaseballscroll.blogspot.com) and has written articles on African-American sports history for Examiner.com. Kevin also has a lecture program, “Negro League Baseball: The Deep Roots of African-Americans in America’s Great Game”, he presents at libraries, museums, schools, and other events.