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