Triple Play: Kansas City Fed celebrates history of Black baseball.
Make plans today to visit the local Kansas City Federal Reserve Money Museum. Triple Play, the Kansas City Fed’s Money Museum exhibit examines and celebrates the economic impact of Black baseball.
Civic leaders, city dignitaries and media gathered in the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Money Museum on April 25 to view the unveiling of the External LinkU.S. Mint’s newly struck coins celebrating Negro Leagues baseball. The event highlighted recent Bank efforts, including a new Money Museum exhibit and educational materials, celebrating the legacy and history of Black baseball.
For more information on the Negro Leagues Commemorative Coin Program, please visit the United States Mint Website. Make plans to visit the Money Museum exhibit locally in Kansas City at the Kansas City Federal Reserve.
Civic dignitaries attended the Money Museum event. From the left are attendees Jackson County Executive Frank White; Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Quinton Lucas; Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President Bob Kendrick; U.S. Mint Director of Office of Diversity Management and Civil Rights Ashley Bailey; Kansas City Royals President and CEO John Sherman; Kansas City Fed President Esther George.