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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Summer Classic
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ABOUT US

The NLBM Summer Classic is an adult baseball tournament open to players 40 years and older. The event's purpose is to educate fans about the contributions of players from the Negro Leagues and create awareness for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Partners include the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kansas City, the Kansas City Royals Urban Youth Academy and KB Productions.

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2021 Participant Testimonials 

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UPCOMING DATES

2/15/22

12:00 PM

Team Registration Deposit Due

5/1/22

12:00 PM

Final Registration

Payment Due

8/10/22

9:00 AM

Tournament

Opening Day

Legends Field

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BLUE'S CORNER

The NLBM Summer Classic Umpire's Supervisor, Tim Cordill, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the game for not only umpires, but players and managers. Click here to learn more about his philosophy and approach to umpiring.

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AN EXPERT IN
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HIGHLIGHT REEL

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