Help Honor Baseball Legend Hilton Smith.


The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) and the American Association Kansas City Monarchs, join museum member and supporter Kevin Kenney to help raise funds to erect a monument for Negro Leagues Kansas City Monarchs great Hilton Smith.
Hilton Smith is widely recognized as one of the greatest pitchers, if not the greatest pitcher, of his era. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. Help us honor Baseball Legend Hilton Smith.

Museum Closure & Holiday Hours

In recognition of the Juneteenth Holiday the NLBM offices will be closed and the Exhibit and Gift Shop will be open from 10:00AM – 3:00PM on Wednesday, June 19. Normal hours  will resume on Thursday, June 20th