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They're missing in action

African-Americans losing numbers game

By Nick Cafardo
April 8, 2007

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Walking through the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City . . . "It hits you, doesn't it?" said Red Sox consultant Tommy Harper. "What a contrast from then and now. So many black players, and now you look at teams and you wonder, where have they gone?" (Full article: 2452 words)

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