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"The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum can help people identify, understand, embrace, and I hope appreciate the Black experience. This museum is a social justice museum. It is a civil rights museum," says Bob Kendrick, NLBM president. FULL STORY:

All year, #KCMO  & our nation have celebrated the centennial of the Negro Leagues. Now, a bipartisan bill directing @USTreasury  to mint a coin commemorating this milestone & the legacy of the Negro Leagues is heading to the president's desk

UPDATE: An act to honor the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues with a commemorative coin is heading to the President’s desk. This is particularly special because NH’s Nashua Dodgers are believed to have been America's 1st racially integrated professional team!

Buck O’Neil was an icon on & off the field. He helped break down the barriers of segregation, changing our country & pastime forever. And, he was instrumental in making the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum a reality, one of my favorite places to go in KC

I’m proud to announce that the Negro Leagues Baseball CentennialCommemorative Coin Act passed the Senate and is headed to the president’s desk.

This Friday at 1:45pE, on what would have been Buck O’Neil’s 109th Birthday, an amazing panel will discuss his legacy in streamed conversation. Speakers include Bob Costas, Ken Burns, Negro Leagues Museum President Bob Kendrick and Joe Posnanski. Tune in:

Local baseball/softball facility hosts exhibit to honor Negro Leagues Baseball

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NEW: Three women who made history here in Indianapolis are being honored with limited-edition bobbleheads. These were the only women to ever play in the Negro Leagues.

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We remember and honor the legacy of the Negro Leagues. #NegroLeagues100 

Today I’m tipping my hat to all the giants in the Negro Leagues, from Satchel Paige to Toni Stone and so many others. Their brave example, first set 100 years ago, changed America’s pastime for the better––opening it up for new generations of players and fans alike.

I am proud to join the #TipYourCap2020  campaign in honor of the centennial of the Negro Leagues and the talented men and women who played in them from 1920 through 1960. The Negro Leagues made baseball better and America better.

I’m tipping my cap in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues!! #TIPYOURCAP2020 !!

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OTD in 1948, Cleveland signed Satchel Paige, who became the first player from the Negro Leagues to play in the World Series later that year. Here he is buckling knees with an eephus:

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. In honor of this milestone, I'm tipping my cap to honor those who played and helped build the foundation for the civil rights movement. #TipYourCap2020 

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Today, we all tip our cap to the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. #TipYourCap2020 

Strange But True: Mets wore throwback jerseys to honor Negro Leagues this year which predicted World Series matchup.

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These throwback jerseys the Mets wore to honor Negro Leagues this year predicted the World Series.

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