Negro Leagues http://kcur.org en New KC Brand: 'A Recognizable Mark' http://kcur.org/post/new-kc-brand-recognizable-mark <p><strong>Update, 12:30 p.m.: </strong><a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2013/10/11/4546229/do-you-like-kansas-citys-brand.html">The Kansas City Star reports</a> that &quot;the fountain/heart logo is on the official flag of the city. And a similar logo makes up the official seal.&quot;</p><p>That won&#39;t change unless it&#39;s brought before the City Council for a vote. So, this new image will serve as a secondary brand, a marketing logo.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 44993 at http://kcur.org New KC Brand: 'A Recognizable Mark' Negro League Stats, As They've Never Been Seen http://kcur.org/post/negro-league-stats-theyve-never-been-seen Transcript <p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Before Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier in 1947, some of the sport's earliest and best players were restricted to separate baseball organizations known as the Negro Leagues. It not only divided players, it divided their records as well. Over the last decade, the Baseball Hall of Fame has combed through newspapers, scorecards and other archives to find those stats. They've recently released the newly compiled data on the website called BaseballReference.com, thrilling scholars and fans. Sun, 08 Apr 2012 12:00:00 +0000 editor 15634 at http://kcur.org Black Baseball Stars Honored By Stamps http://kcur.org/post/black-baseball-stars-honored-stamps <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d04193a1876-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d04193a1876-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d04193a1876-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-913083.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – The U.S. Postal Service has taken wraps off two commemorative stamps honoring baseball leagues that led the way toward racial integration. The stamp issue came at the Kansas City Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.</p> Thu, 15 Jul 2010 21:02:52 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6837 at http://kcur.org Black Baseball Stars Honored By Stamps