Sports: Right on Time, a Tribute to Buck O’Neil

photograph of Buck O'Neil alongside baseball bat and ball
Friday, February 10, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Kid Corner
Event Type: 
Arts, Culture, Performances
Books & Authors
Youth - Family
In Person Event

Based on numerous interviews and Buck O’Neil's autobiography I Was Right on Time, Kansas City storyteller and vocalist “Brother John” Anderson provides a masterful impersonation of the Kansas City and Negro Leagues Baseball icon.

Conveying his subject’s joyful personality and revealing the secret of his success, Brother John takes young attendees on a journey from O’Neil’s days as a premier player to becoming the first Black coach in the major leagues to his emergence as a beloved, world-renowned goodwill ambassador. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Please note the 6 p.m. start time..