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Negro Leagues’ heroes get their tombstones

Jul 20, 2011, 4:30 PM EDT

Big Bill Gatewood

NBC Nightly News ran a great story last night about something called the Negro Leagues Baseball Grave Marker Project. Which, as the name suggests, seeks to find and identify the graves of former Negro Leaguers who died and were buried in obscurity.

The link to the text story is here.  Below is the video report.

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  1. spudchukar - Jul 20, 2011 at 6:58 PM

    This may be the coolest HBT post ever. Should make you guys proud to be employees.

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