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Friday, December 18, 2015

Kauffman Foundation gives $500,000 to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum | The Kansas City Star

With the help of a $500,000 grant announced Thursday, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will next year open the long-awaited Buck O’Neil Education and Research Center and debut an exhibit on the integration of the major leagues.

The grant, from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, will also support museum operations, programs and exhibits. It will also go toward the O’Neil Center in the former Paseo YMCA in the 1800 block of the Paseo, near the museum at 18th and Vine streets. It was at that Y that the Negro Leagues were formed in 1920.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 18, 2015 at 06:19 AM | 14 comment(s)
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