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Ken Burns looks back at the legacy of the Negro Leagues


On the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, where black and Hispanic players played when they were still prohibited from the Major Leagues, “Baseball” documentarian Ken Burns visits TODAY. He says there may have been more talent in the Negro Leagues than in the Major Leagues, and points out that the legendary Hank Aaron was still getting racist hate mail in the 1970s.