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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Kansas City Sports Commission – 42 Premiere

April 11th was the date Waddell & Reed hosted a star-studded screening of the film 42 at AMC BarryWoods 24. The evening benefited the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Kansas City Sports Commission. AMC Theatres graciously donated the space, theatre team, concessions, and spirits for the event, making it an evening to remember! Stars of the new film about the life of Jackie Robinson attended the event, including Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman, Andre Holland, and Derek Phillips. Several Kansas City Royals players also walked the red carpet. Following the movie, there was a special presentation of the “42” jersey and a panel discussion was moderated by Joe Posnanski. 

Also featured in the May 4th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Emily Penke

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Chadwick Boseman, Rick Sutcliffe, Harrison Ford, and George Brett 
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Andre Holland David Robinson, son of the late Jackie Robinson
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Jo Ann Sappington, Ryan Caldwell, Waddell & Reed; Andre Holland, Cynthia Caldwell, Karen Herrmann, Tom Butch, Waddell & Reed; Chadwick Boseman, Mary Beth Butch, Harrison Ford, and Hank Herrmann, Waddell & Reed
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Mike Moustakas, Kansas City Royals; signed autographs for his fans. Vanessa and Bob Kendrick, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
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David Robinson, son of the late Jackie Robinson; was welcomed by Ernie Johnston, Warner Bros. Chadwick Boseman walked the red carpet.
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Ulysses Holliman, former Negro League player; received recognition in the theatre.
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Tom Butch, Waddell & Reed  Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman and Andre Holland were introduced by Thomas Tull, Legendary Pictures.

 

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