Louise Smith, widow of Hilton Smith, has passed away at the age of 98 years old.
A look at a few of the home games Jackie Robinson played with the Kansas City Monarchs in 1945.
The fall of the Negro Leagues wraps up our Black History Month coverage.
When the historic meeting to form the Negro National League took place in Kansas City in February, 1920, seven owners of teams collaborated with sportswriters, legal advisers and other influential community leaders. What they created was the premier league in which blacks would showcase their talents, generate economic opportunity, and eventually earn entrance to the segregated major leagues. At that meeting, every face in the group...
Buck O’Neil said the 1942 Kansas City Monarchs might have been the best professional baseball team ever. That fact is hard to argue.