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NCpedia is an online encyclopedia about North Carolina, U.S.A. As of June 1, 2015, NCpedia included 6,862 entries and 7,162 images! Learn more.

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This Day in North Carolina History

“Moonlight” Graham and His Place in Baseball Lore

On June 29, 1905, Cumberland County native “Moonlight” Graham played in his first and only Major League Baseball game. His [...]

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