The Kansas City Monarchs were the royalty of black baseball. Hall of Famers like Satchel Paige, Jackie Robinson and Ernie Banks wore the Monarchs uniform. So did dozens of other remarkable athletes, men whose talent and achievements deserve to be remembered. The story of the Monarchs is intertwined with Kansas City’s historic 18th & Vine area, a place where jazz giants and great ballplayers brought pride to the community.
Watch The Story of the Kansas City Monarchs Monday, July 9, 2012 at 9 & 10:30pm.