Negro Leagues Baseball Museum keeps story alive
Written by Liz Banks   
Thursday, 28 July 2016

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An article by The San Diego Union-Tribune

To most baseball fans, the Jackie Robinson story is about a beginning.

To Bob Kendrick, it also represents an ending.

“Breaking the color barrier brought the eventual demise of the Negro Leagues,” said Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier in 1947 when he debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He opened the door for those who followed. The Negro Leagues continued another 13 years before ceasing operation.

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