Part of the Museums on 18th & Vine complex, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) recreates the look, sounds and feel of the game’s storied past. Video presentations and memorabilia in the 10,000 square-foot multimedia exhibit chronicle the history and heroes of the leagues from their origin after the Civil War to their demise in the 1960s. The federal government recently designated the museum America’s National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.The museum is laid out as a timeline of the Negro Leagues and American history. Exhibits include hundreds of photographs, historical artifacts and several interactive computer stations.
KANSAS CITY MONARCHS
The Kansas City Monarchs were the longest-running franchise in the history of baseball's Negro Leagues.
Kansas City Monarchs Hall of Famers: Ernie Banks, Willard Brown, Andy Cooper, Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson, Bullet Rogan, Hilton Smith, J. L. Wilkinson
The Kansas City Royals have honored the Monarchs by wearing replica uniforms during regular-season baseball games on several occasions, including July 14, 2001 (at Pittsburgh), July 1, 2007 and May 30, 2009 (at home vs. White Sox), June 9, 2012 (at Pittsburgh), July 21, 2012 (at home vs. Minnesota), August 24, 2013 (at home vs. Washington Nationals), May 18, 2014 (at home vs. Baltimore), and May 17, 2015 (at home vs. New York Yankees).
The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame occupies approximately one-third of the College Basketball Experience.
The Hall of Fame compliments the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame by enshrining great coaches, players and teams who deserve recognition but may be omitted from Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame.
Walk into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame and you will immediately recognize that greatness lives here.