My Journey with Buck



January 27, 2021:

My Book Birthday!


Little Fig Publishing

Promo Video Link

January 29, 2021:

My First Author



I was so nervous!

"Authors Across Kansas"

January 29, 2021: Delivered Books to the Negro Leagues Musuem

The kindness from everyone at the museum has been amazing!

First Autograph!

January 31, 2021: Delivery to Watermark Books in Wichita, Kansas


February 3, 2021:  World Read Aloud Day with Park University

First Twitter Shout Out!

February 10, 2021:  Interview with KSHB Reporter Melissa Greenstein

February 11, 2021:  Interview with KMBC Reporter Kelly Eckerman and Cara Doyle

February 14, 2021:  First In-Person Author Visit at Green Door Bookstore in Overland Park

February 27, 2021:  Read Around the Bases at The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in KCMO

Fun Tweets!


March 1, 2021:  Read Across America SMSD News

March 17, 2021:  KC Star Article

March 11, 2021:  Dropped Books Off at the KC Royals

March 24, 2021:  First Royalty Check


April 2, 2021:  KC Monarchs Delivery

April 2, 2021:  Willa's Books & Vinyls

April 24, 2021: Independent Bookstore Day: Green Door Books and Bliss Books and Wine


May 3, 2021:  Zoom with Border Star Elementary KCMO- Pilot “Leader in Me” Project

May 3, 2021: Zoom with Ms. Bottiger’s 4th Graders in Maryland

May 24, 2021: Salute to Negro Leagues at the K

Kristy Nerstheimer interviewed during the Royals Countdown on Sunday, May 23, 2021


June 12, 2021: Sarasota, FL.

June 17, 2021:  Mid Continent Library Virtual Author Visit


July 10, 2021:  Book Donation to Nashville Public Library


August 15, 2021: Slugger’s Birthday Bash at the K

September 17, 2021: Best Local Author Nominee


September 25, 2021: Kansas City Kansas Public Library in the Park with Storystroll!


October 6, 2021: Invited to #MyBaseballMemories at the NLBM in honor of the anniversary of Buck’s death

October 6, 2021: Book Delivery to Black Archives

October 8, 2021: Made it to Amazon!!

November 13, 2021: Buck O’Neil’s Birthday Bash at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum 


Favorite Book Review and Tweets


December 3, 2021: Interview with Legends Sports in Houston, TX, on Twitch.

December 5, 2021: MLB announces that Buck O’Neil will be inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame!

Celebration at the Negro Leagues Museum