Our beloved Kansas City Royals may be having a rough season, but Kansas City has not been devoid of great baseball teams. Learn about one of Kansas Citys historic teams, the 1923 Kansas City Blues team
, at Kansas City Museums Community Curator Speaker Series
July 26 at 6 p.m. at Union Station. Former Executive Director of the Society of American Baseball Research, Lloyd Johnson, will delve into the history of this iconic team and its many colorful players. A reception precedes the lecture at 5:30 p.m. RSVP at kansascitymuseum.org/curator.html
The 1923 baseball team is considered one of the top 100 minor league teams of all time. Approximately 425,000 Blues fans christened the new Muehlebach Field that year, and the team didnt disappoint, winning 112 games and bringing home the Junior World Series crown, defeating the Baltimore Orioles in a nine game series.