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Photos: Minor League award winners visit Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Ronald McDonald House

Today’s stops for the Futures Night participants included the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Ronald McDonald House. 

While at the Ronald McDonald House, the players assembled packages for sick children and their families as part of the “There’s a Monkey in My Chair” program.





Greinke receives Wilber "Bullet" Rogan Award from NLBM (photos)


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Greinke NLBM 2.jpgZack Greinke
 visited the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum on Thursday.  While there, Greinke received his Wilber “Bullet” Rogan Award as the A.L.’s top pitcher and taped an acceptance speech for the NLBM’s Legacy Awards on January 30.  Greinke will receive his A.L. Cy Young Award on Saturday in New York.  For more information on the Legacy Awards, visit

Zack Greinke named top A.L. pitcher by Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Greinke 9-5.jpgKansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke has been named the American League Bullet Rogan Award winner by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.  The award, named after former Kansas City Monarchs ace pitcher and outfielder Charles Wilber “Bullet” Rogan, recognizes the top pitcher in each league.  The St. Louis Cardinals’ Chris Carpenter took home the National League award.

All of the 2009 awards will be presented in January at the museum’s 10th Annual Legacy Awards, to be held at the downtown Convention Center.  Congratulations to Zack!

Photos: Futures' Night participants make community visits

Ronald McDonald.jpgThe Royals minor league pitchers and players of the year toured the Kansas City community today.  The morning started with a stop at Ronald McDonald House of Kansas City, where the players assembled special kits for the “There’s a Monkey in My Chair” program.  The program, started in January in Salina, Kan., provides “monkey kits” to pre-school and elementary-aged children who are diagnosed with cancer.

Childrens Mercy.jpgThe next stop was Children’s Mercy Hospital, where the guys signed autographs and drew pictures with the kids.

Negro Leagues.jpgToday’s tour wrapped up with a visit to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.  Here, Bob Kendrick, Vice President of Marketing at the NLBM, talks to the group on the Field of Legends.


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