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The New Zealand Herald
Delete fast: When celebrities get it wrong on social mediaBianca Jagger tweeted a list of Labour MPs who voted in the Iraq War so we coul
Delete fast: When celebrities get it wrong on social media
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 minutes ago
Bianca Jagger tweeted a list of Labour MPs who voted in the Iraq War so we could all shout at them, not stopping to notice that this curious list also denoted them as "Negro", "Infamous homosexual", or "Judeo-negress hybrid". Oops. - The O... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ken Griffey Jr. not on a list of top 10 greatest baseball players is foolishout of Major League Baseball. One, that was something Ruth could not control, a
Ken Griffey Jr. not on a list of top 10 greatest baseball players is foolish
The Washington Times / Posted 3 hours ago
out of Major League Baseball. One, that was something Ruth could not control, and two, contrary to legend and lore, the Negro Leagues were not filled with supermen that would have drastically altered the performance of a player like Ruth. He hit... Read more
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Al.com
From first ballot to a 62-year wait: How Alabama's stars reached the Baseball Hall of FamePaige was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971 after being chosen fo
From first ballot to a 62-year wait: How Alabama's stars reached the Baseball Hall of Fame
Al.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Paige was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971 after being chosen for enshrinement by the Negro League Committee, becoming the first player to enter the Hall in that way. The pitcher appeared on one BBWAA ballot in 1951, when he received... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
David Daniels' latest role: teacherthe symphony were inspired by plantation songs. “Dvorak predicted that the fut
David Daniels' latest role: teacher
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 18 hours ago
the symphony were inspired by plantation songs. “Dvorak predicted that the future of American music would be based upon 'negro melodies,'” Horowitz said in an email interview. “There are tunes in the New World Symphony obviously inspired by... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Hunger and OppressionMrs Carmichael, a slave owner at Laurel Hill Estate in Tacarigua, published the
Hunger and Oppression
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 21 hours ago
Mrs Carmichael, a slave owner at Laurel Hill Estate in Tacarigua, published the following in 1834: “Every field Negro has two pounds of excellent salt fish served out weekly and head people have four pounds. A pound and a half I allowed... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
The unreal story of Chris Sale cutting up his White Sox uniformSox instead wore their 1983 throwback uniforms, which Sale has worn, along with
The unreal story of Chris Sale cutting up his White Sox uniform
Yahoo Sports / Posted 21 hours ago
Sox instead wore their 1983 throwback uniforms, which Sale has worn, along with the togs of the Chicago American Giants on Negro Leagues Weekend. Sale’s search for workplace leisure has long been the goal of American employers. Despite baseball... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directorsexecutives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and ex
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directors
Lake Placid News / Posted 22 hours ago
executives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and executives who excelled before 1950, as well Negro Leagues stars, will still have an opportunity to have their careers reviewed, but with less frequency. The board also... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directorsexecutives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and ex
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directors
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 23 hours ago
executives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and executives who excelled before 1950, as well Negro Leagues stars, will still have an opportunity to have their careers reviewed, but with less frequency. The board also... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directorsexecutives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and ex
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directors
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
executives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and executives who excelled before 1950, as well Negro Leagues stars, will still have an opportunity to have their careers reviewed, but with less frequency. The board also... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Marker now honors a piece of Elizabethon baseball history almost lostas an historical marker dedicated to mark the former home field of the Blue Gra
Marker now honors a piece of Elizabethon baseball history almost lost
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
as an historical marker dedicated to mark the former home field of the Blue Grays. The team was the Tri-Cities only Negro League baseball team, but it was a piece of history that was nearly forgotten. "History like that that gets lost in... Read more
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TSN
Ozzie Smith named to Hall of Fame boardexecutives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and ex
Ozzie Smith named to Hall of Fame board
TSN / Posted yesterday
executives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and executives who excelled before 1950, as well Negro Leagues stars, will still have an opportunity to have their careers reviewed, but with less frequency. The board also... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directorsexecutives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and ex
Ozzie Smith named to BB Hall of Fame board of directors
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
executives, as well as players retired for more than 15 seasons. Umpires and executives who excelled before 1950, as well Negro Leagues stars, will still have an opportunity to have their careers reviewed, but with less frequency. The board also... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Theaster Gates: Building and rebuilding a new kind of museum at the AGOrevelation and elevation both: A suite of paintings Gates made to quantify blac
Theaster Gates: Building and rebuilding a new kind of museum at the AGO
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted yesterday
revelation and elevation both: A suite of paintings Gates made to quantify black intellectual W.E.B. Du Bois’s research on “Negro Progress” for the American Pavilion at the 1900 Paris Exposition; the late Muddy Waters, whose own house in Chicago... Read more
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Salon.com
In my genes: Adventures in DNA testingOpdycke in the late 1600’s from Long Island to New Jersey, “… their herds of st
In my genes: Adventures in DNA testing
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Opdycke in the late 1600’s from Long Island to New Jersey, “… their herds of stock in the rear doubtless driven by a negro slave or two, who formed part of the establishment of every prosperous planter in those days.” I read somewhere that 10... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Lawmakers object to the Library of Congress replacing the term ‘illegal alien’year to keep thousands of catalogs current. Osterberg noted that there was no l
Lawmakers object to the Library of Congress replacing the term ‘illegal alien’
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
year to keep thousands of catalogs current. Osterberg noted that there was no legislative opposition, for example, when “Negro” and “retard” were removed from subject headings. Padilla, who became a permanent resident in 2012 after her father... Read more
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OregonLive.com
The country's not headed toward a race warbecome the first big-city black mayor, Cleveland's Carl Stokes (D) felt the nee
The country's not headed toward a race war
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
become the first big-city black mayor, Cleveland's Carl Stokes (D) felt the need to pledge: "My election would not mean a Negro takeover, it would not mean the establishment of a Negro cabinet. My election would mean the mayor just happened to... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“The mission is larger than heat:” Thousands brave the scorching temps to support great causeshottest year I’ve ever done it,” said Joshua Parish, participant. Parish and h
“The mission is larger than heat:” Thousands brave the scorching temps to support great causes
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
hottest year I’ve ever done it,” said Joshua Parish, participant. Parish and his daughter participated in the United Negro College Fund’s (UNCF) 32nd annual Milwaukee 5K Run/Walk for Education in Veterans Park, and says it was well worth... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Dean’s listWhitaker Aeriel Willoughby Kaitlyn Gober Gianna Pishotti Troyia Woods Hann
Dean’s list
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Whitaker Aeriel Willoughby Kaitlyn Gober Gianna Pishotti Troyia Woods Hanna Lutz Matthew Straniak Dylan Negro Teddi Bloom Virginia Eltman Eric Ferraro Alexa Jones Derrick Mason Richard Diaz Tadarrio Lowery Paige... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Scholars, Lordstown High SchoolRobert Lee, Grove City College - American Red Cross Scholarship from Red Cross;
Scholars, Lordstown High School
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Robert Lee, Grove City College - American Red Cross Scholarship from Red Cross; LaFarge Scholarship from LaFarge. Dylan Negro, son of Pamela Yeager and Ernie Negro, YSU - First Opportunity Award from YSU. Kiley Peterson, daughter of Cristen... Read more
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ESPN
#MLBRank: Koufax, Joe D, Jackie too high? Maybe, but we're only humanasked myself: Isn't No. 30 kind of high? Truthful answer: Yeah, it is. We were
#MLBRank: Koufax, Joe D, Jackie too high? Maybe, but we're only human
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
asked myself: Isn't No. 30 kind of high? Truthful answer: Yeah, it is. We were instructed as voters to factor in players' Negro League accomplishments. But remember, Robinson played only one season in the Negro Leagues, followed by 10 seasons in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A new AGO exhibit explores space and raceGates has been consulting with Black’s estate, among other institutions and cit
A new AGO exhibit explores space and race
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Gates has been consulting with Black’s estate, among other institutions and cities. It also includes, within the “House of Negro Progress,” reproduced drawings that W.E.B. Du Bois presented at the 1900 World’s Fair in Paris, depicting the economic... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tales of a lesser-known Route 66your Green Book with you," the book warns readers on its cover. "You may need i
Tales of a lesser-known Route 66
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
your Green Book with you," the book warns readers on its cover. "You may need it." A 1949 edition promised to "give the Negro traveller information that will keep him from running into difficulties, embarrassments and to make his trips more... Read more
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FOX News
Dinesh D'Souza: The secret history of the Democratic Partyabortion was not an issue in Sanger’s day, she backed forced sterilization for
Dinesh D'Souza: The secret history of the Democratic Party
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
abortion was not an issue in Sanger’s day, she backed forced sterilization for “unfit” people, notably minorities. Sanger’s Negro Project was specifically focused on reducing the black population. Progressives also led the campaign to stop poor... Read more
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The Hindu
The salute that shook the worldwas unfazed though. “If I win, I am an American, not a black American. But if
The salute that shook the world
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
was unfazed though. “If I win, I am an American, not a black American. But if I did something bad then they would say a ‘Negro.’ We are black and we are proud of being black. Black America will understand what we did tonight,” Smith stated. The... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Here's the transcript of President Barck Obama's speech honoring the Royals at the White HouseThey deserve a big round of applause for that. (Applause.) And what’s great is
Here's the transcript of President Barck Obama's speech honoring the Royals at the White House
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
They deserve a big round of applause for that. (Applause.) And what’s great is the academy is built right next to the Negro League Museum — so you can see the link between Jackie Robinson and Satchel Paige, to Frank White and to George Brett,... Read more
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Al.com
Man indicted in 2015 crash that killed 1 cyclist, injured 2 othersto retrieve his cigarettes. Robertson was a prominent businessman, and as a co
Man indicted in 2015 crash that killed 1 cyclist, injured 2 others
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
to retrieve his cigarettes. Robertson was a prominent businessman, and as a contractor had recently worked on the Negro Southern League Museum and the Westin in Birmingham's Uptown area. All three of the cyclists were members of a local... Read more
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ESPN
Texans' D.J. Reader finds closure as his NFL dream beginsthe lifelong educator found a new student. The parents tag-teamed coaching D.J
Texans' D.J. Reader finds closure as his NFL dream begins
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
the lifelong educator found a new student. The parents tag-teamed coaching D.J.: Felicia's father played baseball in the Negro Leagues, and she attended college on a softball scholarship, so baseball was her department. Her husband coached him in... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
The 2016 Republican Convention: Yesterday's Weirdness — Tomorrow's Reason WhyLoans Arena hollered “Amen!” and looked pleased. See? Republicans aren’t racist
The 2016 Republican Convention: Yesterday's Weirdness — Tomorrow's Reason Why
Columbia County Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Loans Arena hollered “Amen!” and looked pleased. See? Republicans aren’t racist: they just interacted with a Genuine Negro! The he-Trumps, Eric and Donald Jr., applauded lustily. The she-Trumps applauded demurely. Ivanka, Vanessa, Lara and... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Players expect competitive ACC this yearof the birth of his second child. Besides Mulder and Fish, there’s Eric Gagne
Players expect competitive ACC this year
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
of the birth of his second child. Besides Mulder and Fish, there’s Eric Gagne (2nd), Jack Wagner (6th), and Vinny Del Negro (8th). Missing are Josh Scobee (3rd), eight-time champ Rick Rhoden (5th), John Elway (7th), Chad Pfeifer (9th) and John... Read more
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WA Today
A wonderful mishmash at Hidden Treasures in Freoartists at "quirky nooks" like The Buffalo Club, Navy Club and industrial-chic
A wonderful mishmash at Hidden Treasures in Freo
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
artists at "quirky nooks" like The Buffalo Club, Navy Club and industrial-chic art spaces every Thursday in July. POW! Negro playing at Hidden Treasures Photo: Fremantle Story At all the venues there was a wonderful mishmash of aging hippie... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are 10 batsh*t crazy things that happened at Donald Trump’s GOP conventionScream sounded like if he was a stone-cold racist — Monday was your night. Aft
Here are 10 batsh*t crazy things that happened at Donald Trump’s GOP convention
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
Scream sounded like if he was a stone-cold racist — Monday was your night. Afterwards Rudy dragged himself “through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix,” only he went by limo accompanied by a bunch of ex-NYC cop goons who like to... Read more
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San Francisco Giants
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
San Francisco Giants / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Oakland A's
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Oakland A's / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Arizona Diamondbacks
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Arizona Diamondbacks / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Boston Red Sox
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Boston Red Sox / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Seattle Mariners / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Milwaukee Brewers
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Milwaukee Brewers / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Toronto Blue Jays
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Toronto Blue Jays / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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St. Louis Cardinals
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
St. Louis Cardinals / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Philadelphia Phillies
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Philadelphia Phillies / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Cincinnati Reds
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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Chicago Cubs
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Chicago Cubs / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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New York Mets
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
New York Mets / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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New York Yankees
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
New York Yankees / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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San Diego Padres
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
San Diego Padres / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Texas Rangers
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Texas Rangers / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Pittsburgh Pirates
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Pittsburgh Pirates / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
105 related stories
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Washington Nationals
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame inductionbut as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to
Ken Griffey Jr. awaits Hall of Fame induction
Washington Nationals / Posted 3 days ago
but as a player, to have that acceptance of now I'm going in, it means more to me than had I just visited. "I went to the Negro Leagues Museum, but the only reason was I wanted to make sure Buck O'Neil gave me a tour." That time is now here. The... Read more
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