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Jackson, 99, attends
Negro Leagues Reunion

New York Mets Hall of Famer Mookie Wilson greets Roosevelt Jackson.

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From the August 2, 2017 issue of The Journal
   Buena Vista resident Roosevelt Jackson, 99, was an honored guest at the 2017 Negro Baseball Players Reunion held recently in Birmingham, Alabama. Jackson –the oldest known living former player, manager, and scout of the Negro Baseball Leagues – enjoyed the two-day event tremendously.
   The reunion included a special ... The rest of the story.