Recession hits Negro Leagues Museum

Updated: January 31, 2010, 1:09 AM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a unique window into a vital chapter of American history that the late Buck O'Neil helped open 20 years ago, could be in trouble.

Attendance and revenues are down, and a decision by new management to distance itself from O'Neil has splintered many of its most loyal supporters.

What's more, the recession has cut deeply into donations. After posting its first loss two years ago of about $30,000, the museum is looking at what one ...

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