Black Baseball League History Presenation

| February 8, 2014 | 6:12 am
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A special presentation on the history of African-American baseball is being held in Lexington Saturday afternoon. Click to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone speak with Resource Manager Janae Fuller:

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It will focus on teams from the Kansas City area, especially the Kansas City Monarchs. The presenter is Phil Dixon, an expert on black history topics.

“He’ll be speaking quite a bit about some of the local personalities that played in the Kansas City Monarchs Association,” said Fuller. “And he’ll probably have photographs. He’s doing a PowerPoint program.”

The lecture is free and is expected to run about an hour. The free presentation gets underway at 1:00 at the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site visitor Center.

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