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O'Neil is history and class, all rolled into one

By Gordon Edes
Globe Staff / February 1, 2004

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Jackie Robinson would have been 85 years old yesterday, which still would have made him seven years younger than John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, the national treasure who appeared in Fenway Park yesterday to speak to 350 children invited to celebrate the memory of the man who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947. (Full Article: 1594 Words)

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