Gregorian: Bob Kendrick powers KC’s Negro Leagues museum

From Vahe Gregorian at the Kansas City Star on July 12, 2019, on SABR member Bob Kendrick:

Much in the spirit of Buck O’Neil, the angel he feels on his shoulder, Bob Kendrick is a radiant man who can make anyone feel welcome — which is saying something for someone who seems to be everywhere at once representing the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

For that matter, he seems as at ease with himself as anyone I’ve ever met.

But the NLBM president nonetheless is acquainted with pressure, enough that if you tell him it makes diamonds he’ll laugh and say “yeah, yeah, yeah — or busts pipes.”

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Originally published: July 19, 2019. Last Updated: July 19, 2019.