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  • Charlottean shares experiences playing in baseball's Negro Leagueadd to reading list  

    Posted on April 10, 2013 at 5:21 PM

    Updated Sunday, Oct 27 at 3:53 AM

    Eddie G.G. Burton sits in his Charlotte home recounting his days as a Negro League player in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and his excitement about hearing that another player was about to break the Major League Baseball color line in 1947.

    By RICHARD DEVAYNE / NBC Charlotte
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