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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum announces fourth annual ‘Hall of Game’ class

Al Oliver, Tony Perez, Lee Smith, Maury Wills and Dave Stewart will be honored by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in June.

Oliver, Perez, Smith and Wills will be inducted into the Kansas City museum’s fourth “Hall of Game” class, which was created by the museum in 2014 to recognize players who “competed with the same passion, determination, skill and flair exhibited by the heroes of the Negro Leagues.” Stewart, a former major-league player, coach and executive, will receive the Jackie Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award for “career excellence in the face of adversity.”...

The 2017 Hall of Game induction ceremony is scheduled for 8 p.m. June 10 at the Gem Theater. In addition to the induction ceremony, Hall of Game honorees also will be recognized in the Buck O’Neil Education and Research Center at the former Paseo YMCA, the birthplace of the Negro Leagues. Tickets are available by calling 816-221-1920 or at nlbm.com.

 


 

 

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