Originally Posted by TomBradley72
I know what you mean- the musuem is great- but relatively new and unless someone visit KC- not a huge impact.
Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige, Cool Papa Bell- all should be as well known as Jackie- and as well known as Mickey Cochrane, Cy Young and Ty Cobb-
Thanks, yeah that is what what I mean, Robinson is a legend by all means but these guys put the time into building the Negro Leagues and they were never really mentioned and I think that is why alot of Negro League players felt slighted or even snubbed by Robinson. Jackie Robinson spent a very short time in the Negro Leagues and all of a sudden he's the toast of the town while these guys who did alot in promoting the Negro Leagues finally got their due much later in life.