Outfield Experience open at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday for Salute to the Negro Leagues
Saturday is the annual Salute to the Negro Leagues celebration. Gates A and E (the Outfield Experience) will open at 3:00 p.m. prior to the 6:10 game. All gates will open at 4:30. A pregame party in the Outfield Experience will feature $1 hot dogs and Pepsi products, with proceeds going to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Fans can visit with former Negro Leagues players during an autograph session from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Both the Royals and Orioles will don Negro Leagues uniforms. KC will don the home uniforms of the 1949 Monarchs while the O’s will honor the Baltimore Elite Giants. The first 20,000 fans will receive this replica Monarchs cap courtesy of Pepsi.