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February 20, 2011

Marking History

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 20, 2011 2:00 pm

Wow, that’s a fantastic story:

Since 2004, the Negro Leagues Grave Marker Project has been tracking down the final resting places of long forgotten players and honoring their memories by installing headstones. The Project, founded by Dr. Jeremy Krock, has raised almost $10,000. So far they have placed markers on the gravesites of 18 players, such as Jimmie Crutchfield, Big Bill Gatewood, and “Steel Arm” Taylor. …

That the “separate but equal” policy was reality pisses me off so much. What a shame…


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