TITLE

Baseball owners vote to give Negro Leaguers pensions

PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Jet;2/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 13, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9702271302

 

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