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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Back in December, Major League Baseball made a huge announcement. It would now include baseball statistics from the more than 3,000 players from the Negro League. Those players who were not allowed to play professional baseball because of the color of their skin, would…

As we continue our celebration of Black History month, we take a closer look at Nashville and the role the city played with the Negro League. Nashville has a rich tradition for those players who were not allowed to play in the Major League. So, we went to Nashville Historian David Ewing for …