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Mexican American Baseball in Kansas City

Sat, Apr 27 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Subjects
History
Age Group
Ages 9 and up

 

Presenter
Gene Chavez
Registration Required

 

Mexican American baseball flourished in Kansas City at the start of the 20th century as Mexican immigrants moved to the Midwest to find work and economic opportunities. Learn about Kansas City’s “Brown Leagues,” their standout teams and players, and their unique ways of confronting discrimination and promoting the spirit for social equality and ethnic solidarity through baseball.

 


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