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Negro Leagues Centennial Commemoration

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In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Negro League baseball, the Heinz History Center is partnering with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Josh Gibson Foundation, and Carnegie Museum of Art to host an engaging panel discussion on Thursday, Feb. 13. An all-star panel will feature Al Oliver, Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder and member of the 1971 World Series Champion team; Sean Gibson, executive director, Josh Gibson Foundation; Rob Ruck, author of “Raceball”; Samuel W Black, director of the African American Program at the Heinz History Center; and Charlene Foggie-Barnett, Teenie Harris Archive Specialist, Carnegie Museum of Art.

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