Mays, King, Belafonte to be honored by MLB

Hall of Fame outfielder Willie Mays, tennis player Billie Jean
King and entertainer Harry Belafonte will be honored by Major
League Baseball as part of its Civil Rights Game festivities next
month.

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds will play the
annual game on May 15 at Great American Ball Park. The weekend is
dedicated to those who worked for equal rights.

Mays, King and Belafonte will receive baseball’s Beacon Awards
at a luncheon before the game.

Boxer Muhammad Ali, entertainer Bill Cosby and Hall of Famer
Hank Aaron received the awards at last year’s game, also played in
Cincinnati.