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Funding for Negro League Museum Approved, ‘Venue at the Ballpark’ Breaks Ground

Birmingham Barons LogoThe city of Birmingham (AL) has approved funding for the $5 million Negro League baseball museum that is set to open in April, and on Thursday, Inland American Communities and Corporate Realty made the multifamily development, Venue at the Ballpark, official with a ceremonial groundbreaking.  Read more and view renderings here.

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Negro Leagues Museum Makes a Comeback

Final logo (12 color) illus [Converted]After some tough times, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) in Kansas City (MO) appears to be back on track with nearly 60,000 visitors and $300,000 in profit in 2012.  While relatively new NLBM president Bob Kendrick and the 2012 MLB All-Star Game at Kaufmann Stadium were the driving forces behind the museum’s best year since 2007, we’re proud to say Continue reading

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Struggling Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Jockeys for Attendance Boost from MLB All-Star Game

With the festivities for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game kicking off Friday, June 6, in Kansas City, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum hopes to capitalize on this unique opportunity for exposure and increased visitorship.  They’ve even unveiled a new exhibit called “They Were All-Stars.”  Read more here.

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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Exhibit to be Showcased at Werner Park

PRESS RELEASE – The Omaha Storm Chasers and the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum proudly announce that Werner Park will house the NLBM’s Times, Teams & Talent traveling exhibit on the main concourse for eight games from May 17 through May 24. Continue reading

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Negro Leagues Museum Working to Capitalize on All-Star Game

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City has been struggling in recent years to draw visitors, but museum chief Bob Kendrick is hoping for a little publicity and attention when the Kansas City Royals host the MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium in July.  Read more here.

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