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Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum named one of the 10 best baseball pilgrimage sites

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Looking for a place to take dad for Father’s Day? Check out Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which was recently named one of the 10 best baseball pilgrimage sites outside of a ballpark by USA TODAY.

“For true baseball fans, catching a game is just the start,” the USA TODAY article stated. “They can also pay homage to the sport at monuments, museums and graves across the USA.”

Located in Kansas City’s famous 18th & Vine historic jazz district, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum was founded in 1990 as a privately funded, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rich history of African-American Baseball.

Their story is told in this moving museum outlining the history of the Negro Leagues, which became a thriving black cultural institution and a source of community pride,” the article went on to say.

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