Episode #64: June 15, 2020
This week’s guest is Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, which plans to reopen this week after a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. He has been responsible for the creation of several signature museum educational programs and events, including Buck O’Neil’s Birthday Bash and the Hall of Game, which honors former MLB greats who played the game in the spirit and signature style of the Negro Leagues. Kendrick has been associated with the museum for nearly three decades, beginning as a volunteer during his 10-year newspaper career at the Kansas City Star. He was appointed to the museum’s Board of Directors in 1993, became its first Director of Marketing in 1998, and was named Vice President of Marketing in 2009 before accepting his current position as president in 2011.
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