Ballpark proposal for a former center of Southern slave-trading stirs strong emotions in Va.

  • by: STEVE SZKOTAK , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 5, 2014 - 10:22 AM

RICHMOND, Va. — A proposal to build a ballpark in the slave-trading center of the former capital of the Confederacy has stirred opposition from African-Americans and others who contend it is "sacred ground" and no place to play baseball.

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