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2012 Civil Rights Game

Civil Rights Game History
    • 2011: Phillies vs. Braves
    • Atlanta played host for the first time with an educational weekend culminating in a close Civil Rights Game won by the Braves .
    • 2010: Cardinals vs. Reds
    • Willie Mays, Billy Jean King and Harry Belafonte were recognized with MLB Beacon Awards during a moving Civil Rights weekend in Cincinnati.
    • 2009: White Sox vs. Reds
    • The prevailing theme at the 2009 Civil Rights Game weekend in Cincinnati was that the civil rights movement marches inexorably on.
    • 2008: Mets vs. White Sox
    • The second Civil Rights Game capped a weekend of events that celebrated the role baseball has played in the historical struggle for equal rights.
    • 2007: Cardinals vs. Indians
    • The inaugural Civil Rights Game and events were about memorializing a movement in which Major League Baseball had a significant role.
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