SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Bob Kendrick, is coming to speak at the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Timmons Hall on June 27, according to the Park Board
Kendrick will give a presentation on the Negro Leagues, including Springfield native Herman “Doc” Horn Jr., who played with the Kansas City Monarchs from 1949 – 1954.
“I couldn’t be more excited about bringing Bob Kendrick to Springfield,” said Christine Peoples, Timmons Hall Coordinator. “It is truly an honor. At Timmons Hall, we are intentional on raising the bar in education, history and cultural programming.”
Kendricks visit is part of the Timmons Hall Day celebration, which is on the second anniversary of the Timmons Hall opening in 2019.