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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a privately funded museum dedicated to preserving the history of Negro league baseball in America. It was founded in 1990 in Kansas City, Missouri, in the historic 18th & Vine District, the hub of African-American cultural activity in Kansas City during the first half of the 20th century. The NLBM shares its building with the American Jazz Museum. Wikipedia


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100 YEARS of the Negro National League | A Century of Change #NegroLeauges #Baseball

Hear from leaders in Kansas City's black community including the president of the Negro Leagues Museum, Bob Kendrick, author ...

July 31, 2020

Pandemic derails some celebration plans at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to postpone some centennial celebrations. Subscribe ...

April 13, 2020

Dr. Doswell and the Negro League Baseball Museum

Dr. Raymond Doswell as Vice President of Negro League Baseball Museum in Kansas City, MO shares with Todd Blackstock the ...

February 23, 2019

Inside Baseball: Baseball Collections as Data

Join the Library of Congress, JSTOR Labs, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture for the final inning ...

July 13, 2018

Inside Baseball: Baseball Collections as Data

As part of programming related to the Library's "Baseball Americana" exhibition, Library of Congress Labs hosted a collaborative ...

October 29, 2018

Integration of baseball in St. Louis- from Negro Leagues to the Major Leagues

Ed Wheatley joined FOX 2 to discuss the highlight of the Negro League teams and players in St. Louis from Cool Papa Bell and ...

February 18, 2019

Negro Leagues to Major Leagues

The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African ...

August 10, 2018

Negro League Baseball Museum Moments in History Jackie Robinson Part 5

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major ...

February 8, 2015

2012 Home Run Derby (Prince takes the crown!) | #MLBAtHome

Watch the 2012 Home Run Derby from Kansas City, as Prince Fielders comes up big to take the trophy! Don't forget to subscribe!

May 11, 2020

Jackie Robinson’s Effect on the Negro Leagues & MLB | ‘Field of Dreams…Deferred’

Things actually got tougher for Black baseball players after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, as MLB teams followed racist ...

October 15, 2020

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