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The Negro Leagues were formed in 1920 because Black players were being excluded from Major League Baseball. One hundred years later, four former United States presidents are literally tipping their caps to the league that produced so many all-time b st Jorge Soler Marlins Jerseys . louis cardinals baseball jersey aseball greats.
ParticipatiMLB Sweatshirts|ng in the “Tip Your Cap” campaign, which was organized by Negro Leagues Baseball Museum president Bob Kendrick and started two weeks ago, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter on Monday shared their messages of support.
“That alone validates this project,” Kendrick said Monday of the former presidents' participation (via MLB.com). “It many ways, st. louis cardinals mlb jersey 4t it validates the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Naturally, we feel that is a coup. It’s the ultimate show of respect of what this museum represents, not only here in Kansas City, but to our nation.”
The "Tipping Your Cap" campaign's site calls the participation of Obama, Bush, Clinton and Carter "an unprece st. louis cardinals mlb jersey official site dented American salute for the men and women who werMookie Betts e denied the chance to play in the Major Leagues because of the color of their skin but cNolan Arenado ontinued to strive and excel and play ball."
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