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We Are The Ship will feature 26 original Negro Leagues baseball inspired masterpiece illustrations by Nelson, a talented
These paintings and several others are featured in Nelson's new book We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (Hyperion/Jump At The Sun publishers), which will be available through the Extra Inning Museum Store beginning January 25.
Fans of Nelson can meet him at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 26 for the public opening of We Are the Ship and for a Baseball Booknotes program, which will include a discussion and book signing. For more details, please call 816-221-1920 or visit the