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Melvin set to earn honor from Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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Milwaukee (WKOW) -- Brewers GM Doug Melvin is set to receive honors from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

  The organization is planning to give Melvin the Andrew "Rube" Foster Award for National League Executive of the Year in January.

  The NLBM said that the Brewers' win of the National League Wild Card and trade for CC Sabathia were big accomplishments that earned him the award.

  Melvin in the Brewers' eigth GM, and he took over the position in 2002.

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