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Sat, Jun 22


Park City Public Library

Park City Community Pride

The Park City community is unique and shares a common bond; a rich heritage based on self-reliance and community pride. The goal of PRIDE is to help maximize community and economic development efforts by encouraging all groups to coordinate and work collaboratively for community betterment.

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Park City Community Pride
Park City Community Pride

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Park City Public Library, 1941 East 61st St N, Park City, KS 67219, USA

About the Event

2020 marked two major milestones for baseball: the Negro Leagues celebrated their 100th anniversary and Major League Baseball merged statistics of these African American players with those of the major league. The history of Negro League baseball in America mirrors the racial strife experienced by African Americans in society. It was plagued by discrimination, racism, and inequity, while its athletes were celebrated for their resiliency, professionalism, and athleticism. The Kansas City Monarchs barnstormed across Kansas and the region to play more than 400 games between 1920 and 1957 against local towns. This talk sheds new light on this sports history and the history of baseball in Kansas.

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