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One of Buck O'Neil's enduring goals was to get black youth interested in the game of baseball and in the African-American history of the sport. (Jim McKnight/AP)
Buck O'Neil, regal and proud, was the face of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and of one of the few surviving voices of the Negro Leagues. His presence looms over the museum even now, more than a year after his passing.  Full story >
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