Baseball owners vote to give Negro Leaguers pensions

February 1997
Jet;2/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 13, p48
Reports that owners of Major League Baseball (MLB) teams voted to make former Negro League baseball players and surviving major-leaguers who didn't play after 1947 eligible to receive pensions. The amount that each such former player is expected to receive; US Senator Carol Moseley-Braun, who worked to revive the pension idea; How the funds will be divided; How much the plan is expected to cost.


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