Negro League Widow Passes Away

Louise Smith, widow of Hilton Smith, has passed away at the age of 98 years old.

Jackie Robinson In Kansas City

A look at a few of the home games Jackie Robinson played with the Kansas City Monarchs in 1945.

Wilkinson Made Monarchs The Pride Of KC

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 … Read More

Buck’s Favorite Year: The 1942 Kansas City Monarchs

Buck O’Neil said the 1942 Kansas City Monarchs might have been the best professional baseball team ever. That fact is hard to argue.

Jackie Robinson & The 1945 Kansas City Monarchs, Part II

Aaron Stilley concludes his look at Jackie Robinson and the Kansas City Monarchs.

Remembering The World Champion 1962 Kansas City A’s

Okay, Kansas City didn’t win the 1962 World Series… the Yankees did. But the A’s fed all their greatest players to the Bronx, so Royals writer Matt Kelsey is claiming one of the Yankees’ titles for Kansas City.

Jackie Robinson & The 1945 Kansas City Monarchs

Taking a look at Jackie Robinson’s ties to Kansas City.

1920 Kansas City Monarchs & St. Louis Giants

Taking a look back at the Kansas City and St. Louis rivalry that existed in the Negro Leagues in 1920