Jackie Robinson wears his Kansas City Monarchs uniform in 1945.
October 22, 1922: The Kansas City Monarchs beat Babe Ruth and his all-star team in Kansas City.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.