All-Stars Boost Negro Leagues Museum

Loose Ball: The struggling Kansas City, Mo., institution benefited when the All-Star Game came to town.

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"I am just thrilled with the visibility that the museum is getting," he said. "Certainly Major League Baseball and the [Kansas City] Royals and the city have done a wonderful job of helping push the museum out front and center, and we're seeing the response as a result of that."

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