Image Gallery III (2008)

2008 Images

December 6, 2008. James “Red” Moore visits Stars and Strikes in Lawrenceville, Ga.

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Moore with Foster Care adults and Dewey McClain
(former Atlanta Falcons player).

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Moore with Greg White (from left) and Larry Winter (President, Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame)and Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame committee members, and with Gwinnett Gladiator mascot (Minor League Hockey), McClain and Winter.

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October 2008. James “Red” Moore visits Southwest DeKalb High School and rides in its Homecoming Parade (with trumpeter Noah White below).

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October 24, 2008. Mr. Moore meets students at Fernbank Elementary in DeKalb County (with Georgia Representative Stephanie Benfield below).

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On September 9, 2008, the Atlanta Braves presented Moore a personalized jersey in honor of his honorary selection by the Braves before June’s First-Year Player Draft. Before the Tuesday night series opener at Turner Field, the 92-year-old Moore stood on the field during batting practice, exchanging and receiving autographs with players and fans. <see Braves write up>

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Frank Wren, General Manager of the Atlanta Braves, presents the jersey.

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Moore relaxes before the game with Terry Pendleton (batting coach and former third baseman of the ’95 World Champs) and Glenn Hubbard (first base coach and former second baseman).

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Yunel Escobar pays his respects.

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Moore with Walter Banks (usher for the Atlanta Braves since 1966) and shaking hands with Jim Riley, a baseball historian/author who has interviewed over 200 Negro League Baseball Players.

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Moore and his wife, Mary, watch the Braves take batting practice.

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Moore with Yvonne Upton, mother of B.J.Upton (Tampa Devil Rays) and Justin Upton (Arizona Diamondbacks) at the MVP Showcase- Georgia Tech (July 19, 2008).

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Plaque at former site of Ponce de Leon Ball Park honors the legacy of white and black Crackers. The famous magnolia tree stood in fair territory in the outfield.

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July 5, 2008. The Milwaukee Brewers honor James ‘Red” Moore at the third annualNegro Leagues Tribute and Cerveceros Day events at Miller Park.

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Red is inducted into the Yesterday Hall of Fame (Milwaukee, WI) on July 5, 2008. Then is honored with Eugene Scruggs (Detroit Stars) on the field of Miller Park during the Negro League Tribute.

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Moore and Scruggs sign autographs for Brewer fans. Joining them (far right) is Dennis Biddle (Chicago American Giants).

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Moore greets Jim Beckum, the director of Beckum-Stapleton Little League Baseball (the oldest Little League program among those of U.S. inner cities) and Katina Shaw of the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Red Moore and friends. Photo 1, l-r: Tyler Barnes (Milwaukee Brewers), Scruggs, and Rich Schlesinger (Executive Vice President-Business Operations, Milwaukee Brewers). Photo 2: Gregory White, Scruggs, and Billy Young (Executive Director of the Mother Kathryn Daniels Conference Center).

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Moore with Scruggs, Mark Attanasio, owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, and Gregory White

 

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