Top Attractions in Kansas City
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
The first Negro National league started in a YMCA in Kansas City in 1920. The formation prompted rival leagues in Southern and Eastern states, which spread black baseball across the United States, Canada and Latin America. Through films, photos and artifacts, exhibits at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum explore and commemorate these African-American leagues that played from after the Civil War into the 1960s (816/221-1920; nlbm.com).