KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 1, 2021) – The rebranded Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club will begin their 2021 season on May 18 at the Field of Legends, just across Village West Parkway from Legends Outlets Kansas City. Before opening day, fans can visit the new KC Monarchs pop-up shop at Legends Outlets to purchase tickets, shop merchandise, and visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s traveling exhibit. The KC Monarchs pop-up shop is open April 7 through May 31 at 1843 Village West Parkway, C-103, Kansas City, KS 66111.
“It is a great honor to be partnering with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum as we introduce a new generation to what Monarchs baseball is all about,” said Mark Brandmeyer, Monarchs Owner. “Opening a pop-up shop at Legends Outlets will offer a first glimpse of Monarchs merchandise, as well as displays and videos educating the public on the Negro Leagues,” Brandmeyer said.
Occupying a 1,500-square-foot location near Legends Outlets’ Civic Courtyard Fountain, the KC Monarchs pop-up shop will house a wide selection of team merchandise, including apparel, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies in adult and children’s sizes, as well as accessories and glassware.
On Thursday, April 15 – Jackie Robinson Day – the baseball club will release new uniforms to commemorate the former Monarchs star and first African American to play in Major League Baseball, Jackie Robinson. The new home and away jerseys will be available for purchase in all sizes at the KC Monarchs pop-up shop beginning April 16.
In addition to merchandise, fans can purchase tickets to any upcoming KC Monarchs game or check out the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s traveling exhibit, featuring photo displays, articles, video footage, and more, educating the public about the history of the Negro Leagues. The KC Monarchs pop-up shop will remain open through Monday, May 31.
For more information about the Kansas City Monarchs Baseball club, please visit www.monarchsbaseball.com.
About Legends Outlets Kansas City
Located in the heart of Village West, the state of Kansas’ top tourist destination, Legends Outlets Kansas City is the only outlet shopping destination serving the greater metropolitan region. Conveniently situated at the intersection of Interstate 435 and Parallel Parkway, just north of Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kansas, Legends Outlets is home to more than 75 leading designer and favorite brand-name stores including Kate Spade, Coach, Banana Republic Factory Store, Gap Factory, J.Crew | crewcuts, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Outlet, Victoria’s Secret, Under Armour® Factory House and Vans Outlet, among many more, which offer savings of up to 70 percent off regular retail prices. Also featuring a wide array of restaurant and entertainment venues, the property welcomes more than 10 million guests annually. The center is currently open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with some venues open extended hours. To learn more about Legends Outlets Kansas City, visit LegendsShopping.com or call (913) 788-3700. “Like” Legends Outlets on Facebook (facebook.com/LegendsOutlets), follow on Twitter (@LegendsShopping) and follow on Instagram (@LegendsOutlets).
About the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Established in a one-room office in 1990, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) is a privately funded, not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its profound impact on the social advancement of America. In 2006, the United States Congress designated the NLBM as “America’s National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.” Please join our efforts to ensure that the legacy of the Negro Leagues plays on to inspire future generations! For more information, please visit our website www.nlbm.com.