The Kansas City Monarchs are back — sort of. New owners of the Kansas City T-Bones baseball club in Kansas City (KS) announced Thursday that the team will adopt the name of Kansas City’s storied Negro Leagues team beginning this season. Read more here.
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It was April of 1974. I was just a 23 year-old kid fresh out of college and only weeks into my first ever baseball job as Assistant to the President of the Texas League, Bobby Bragan. Continue reading
The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will don Negro Leagues uniforms on May 18 at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals will be wearing Kansas City Monarchs jerseys and the Baltimore Orioles will be sporting those of the Baltimore Black Sox. Read more here.
With the 2012 MLB All-Star Game coming to Kansas City (MO) in July, the site of old Municipal Stadium, opened in 1923 and demolished in 1976, is getting a little attention. City officials unveiled a $300,000 plan Friday to capitalize on the site’s storied baseball past to jumpstart development. Read more here. View stadium photos here.