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New Commemorative Negro Leagues Stamps Unveiled

The stamps depict players such as Rube Foster.

The stamps honor the all-black baseball leagues once based in Kansas City.By Dan Verbeck and Sylvia Maria Gross

Kansas City, MO – The postal service just unveiled a new series of stamps commemorating the African American baseball leagues that were once based in Kansas City. The new stamps were unveiled at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th and Vine district. Some of the original players in the league were there, along with Thurgood Marshall, Jr. of the Postal Board of Governors. KCUR's Dan Verbeck captured the excitement of the event.

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