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February 22, 2013


Gary Ashwill

You can download that issue of The National Pastime here:


Ray Carbone

I am a freelance writer working on a story for a regional magazine named "Around Concord" (NH),and I need your help.
I'm doing a story about the city's Sunset League, which is the oldest continuously operating in America. One of the characters I discovered in my research was a player named Bill Thompson. Locals say that Thompson was a black man who could have played in MLB if not for his skin color.
You'll see above a mention at the beginning of the second paragraph - "Seamus Kearney wrote a great article about him in The National Pastime back in 1996 (p. 67)."
I would like to find this article, or connect wtih Mr. Kearney.
Can anyone help me?
Thank you very much for your consideration.

Ray Carbone
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