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Off and on since the early 1900s, Greensboro has fielded numerous minor-league baseball teams, such as the Patriots, Hornets, Bats and most recently Grasshoppers. These stadium souvenirs date to 2000, when Stan Hough was manager and Wily Mo Pena an 18-year-old outfielder on his way to the majors. .

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Several misspellings and map errors – and why do the farmers seem to be planting cotton rather than seed? – but this yard-square scarf surely deserves points for ambition and range. No date or other info on the tag – maybe 1950s? .

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“The crowd of at least 5,000 welcomed the new and old Dylan, dressed in a dark suit and white cowboy hat. The show was general admission, so hundreds of people packed the arena floor, some dancing and others sitting along the perimeter nodding their heads appreciatively. “Dylan’s influence on music is undeniable, from his political […]

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Several new titles were just added to New in the North Carolina Collection. To see the full list simply click on the link in the entry or click on the New in the North Carolina Collection tab at the top of the page. As always, full citations for all the new titles can be found […]

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“Back when he was a boy in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Leonard would watch white teams play through a hole in the fence…. “There was no high school in Rocky Mount for blacks, so young Leonard shined shoes, until, like his father, he could become a railroad man. Only when he lost his job in […]

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Pretty busy from a design standpoint, but this 3-inch button does have a lot of information to impart – plus a showy shot of the Charlotte skyline! .

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