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Some of the founders and players of the Henry County Black Baseball League marked the league's 60th anniversary in November, during an induction ceremony honoring volunteerism. The league was formed in 1949, with teams from McDonough, Ola, Kelleytown, Hampton, and Locust Grove.

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Black baseball players recall their 'glory' years

Charlie Tomlinson and Doug Cloud remember growing up in the 1950s, playing baseball with their friends, traveling to makeshift ball fields, and playing on several different teams -- all for the love of the game.

Tease photo

Black baseball players recall their 'glory' years

Charlie Tomlinson and Doug Cloud remember growing up in the 1950s, playing baseball with their friends, traveling to makeshift ball fields, and playing on several different teams –– all for the love of the game.

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