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Negro Leagues museum a big hit at Owings Mills library branch

Negro Leagues museum a big hit at Owings Mills library branch

As he counts down the days until the second Saturday in May, Rayner "Ray" Banks' excitement level skyrockets.

And that's because this year, on May 13, it will be Negro Baseball Leagues Day in Maryland, a designation that Banks and some of his other close friends helped to implement.

There would be no better way to celebrate the event than by heading to the Owings Mills branch of the Baltimore County Public Library at the Owings Mills Metro Centre Complex, where Banks' other labor of love — the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball — has occupied parts of the lobbies on three floors since 2014.

The 54,300-square-foot library, which opened in March...

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