Showalter is a big fan of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City.
"It's an ethereal experience to go in there, with all the statues," Showalter said.
Showalter said he was able to spend some time earlier in the week talking to museum president Bob Kendrick about Baltimore's history in the Negro Leagues.
Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.