NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011
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(Kansas City: Ron Mott) The efforts of anesthesiologist and baseball fan Jeremy Krock to provide headstones for the unmarked graves of Negro League baseball players through his Negro Leagues Grave Marker Project featured; scenes shown from the cemetery. [KROCK – says they played in anonymity and they shouldn’t be buried in anonymity.] [MAN – thanks Krock.] [Negro Leagues Baseball Museum president Bob KENDRICK- says each time he uncovers one it increases awareness about the Negro Leagues.] [Player’s daughter Patricia HAWKINS- says it was beautiful.]
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