Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is a museum in Kansas City, Missouri dedicated to preserving the history of Negro league baseball in America.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

NLBM Galleries

The NLBM is a self-guided hour-long tour experience. The exhibits feature a chronology of black baseball dating back to the Civil War, African-American pioneers who integrated baseball, the “gentlemen’s agreement” that banned blacks from MLB, the founding and four decades of the Negro Leagues, and the integration of African Americans into the major leagues. The tour concludes on a replica baseball diamond called “Field of Legends” in the center of the museum with life-sized statues several of the best Negro Leaguer to ever play the game.

Overall, the museum is packed with text panels, hundreds of photographs, artifacts and several film exhibits that is integrated with a timeline of baseball and African American history.

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Exhibit

Inside the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is  a place of inspiration, a place of dedication and place to remember the struggles many of us go through to attain the American dream.

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