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Aaron wants to increase MLB interest among minorities

Updated: May 17, 2007, 9:42 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- In his new role with the Atlanta Braves, Hank Aaron wants to increase the number of blacks in baseball by promoting the game to youngsters.

"Somehow, we lose them between the ages of 6 to 12," Aaron said Thursday. "But baseball is something that has longevity. If Bo Jackson would have played only baseball, he would've played a lot longer."

After the Braves were sold by Time Warner Inc. to Liberty Media Group, Aaron met with commissioner Bud Selig in New York this ...

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