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Buena Vista's Living Legend
honored at 100th Birthday Bash

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From the December 27, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   Buena Vista's living legend, Roosevelt Jackson, turned 100-years-old on December 20, 2017. On Saturday, December 23 he was the guest of honor at a special formal Birthday Bash held at the Josh Gibson Center in Buena Vista.
   It was fitting for the party to be held in a center named after a famous black baseball player, because Mr. Jackson is the oldest known living former player, manager, and scout of the Negro Baseball Leagues. As such, he has been ... The rest of the story.


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