BCS History & Legends


March 2019

1845   ATLANTA BAPTIST SEMINARY played first game of organized baseball at a Black college…1857  CHEYNEY STATE UNIVERSITY founded…1865  BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY founded…1887  CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY, OHIO founded as part of Wilberforce University…1891  NORTH CAROLINA A&T University founded as “The Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race”…1909  FISK UNIVERSITY lost to Pearl High School in baseball…1910  NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE founded…1925  FIRST CIAA TRACK & FIELD MEET held at Hampton Institute…1940  NAIA founded as NAIB in Kansas City, MO. …1957    TENNESSEE A&I UNIVERSITY won their first NAIA National Invitational Basketball Tournament

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