Jim Overmyer

Jim Overmyer
Jim Overmyer

Jim Overmyer is a baseball history author who specializes in the Negro Leagues.  In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, Overmyer is out with two new books this year.

In April of 2020, Overmyer released an updated version of Queen of the Negro Leagues: Effa Manley and the Newark Eagles.  Earlier this year he wrote Cum Posey of the Homestead Grays: A Biography of the Negro Leagues Owner and Hall of Famer.