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Negro Leagues stamps unveiled

Updated: July 15, 2010, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Postal Service has released a set of stamps honoring early African-American baseball players and their contributions to the nation's culture and history.

Several hundred people attended Thursday's official unveiling of the stamps at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City.

Thurgood Marshall Jr., vice chairman of the Postal Service board of governors, said the legacy of the players will spread far and wide each time someone uses or receives the ...

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