KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Before hitting the diamond on Friday night, the Kansas City Monarchs held a championship ring ceremony to celebrate the team's 2021 American Association title.
KC Monarchs 2021 championship ring
Last September, the Monarchs swept the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks to win their third American Association title.
Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro League's Baseball Museum, led the ceremony Friday night.
Ring ceremony underway here at Legends Field and it’s only right that THE @nlbmprez is here to get the ceremony going! pic.twitter.com/9XVZlbGSdN— McKenzie Nelson (@McKenzieMNelson) May 13, 2022
The Monarchs face the Sioux City Explorers in their home opener at Legends Field in Kansas City, Kansas.