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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 27 / 15

Rounding the bases in Cincinnati MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred with Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson and MLB educational programming consultant, and Breaking Barriers grand prize winner Malcolm Venable at the Gillet...

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