The final event of our opening day festivities featured a high school baseball game between Hawken and James Rhodes. video of umpire shouting play ball
April 22, 1876: The first official Opening Day in Major League Baseball is played between the Boston Red Stockings and the Philadelphia Athletics. Boston wins 6-5. April 19, 1900: The Philadelphia Athletics beat the Boston Braves 19-17 in 10 innings, the most runs ever scored on Opening Day. April...
In collaboration with the Cleveland Indians Baseball Club and the Fatima Family Center. Tour the newly renovated League Park 12-2 PM Open House reception Baseball Historian: Morris Eckhouse presentation The 1st Pitch Local Sports Artist: Joe Gazzo Display Bob’s Bike tour annual stop at the museum. 4:30...
In March we begin our Baseball Heritage Museum Forum series. In honor of Women’s History Month our forum on Saturday, March 28 at 1 PM will focus on Women in Baseball. One Saturday each month we will have an open discussion on a general baseball heritage topic. Planned upcoming subjects are...
Joe Gazzo talks about art with students, the impact it has had on his life and how it is a matter of practice. This is the first of a series of 6 classes sponsored by the Baseball Heritage Museum. We are looking forward to opening day at League Park and the Gazzo exhibit. Save the Date April 10th.
Cheats: Bending and Breaking the Rules in Baseball from 1900-1920 by DANIEL ZIMMER According to the legend, baseball was formed by a plucky young man by the name of Abner Doubleday. The story goes that one day in the summer of 1839, in Cooperstown, New York, he drew up the rules for a game based on a...
I was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1989. My formative years of baseball understanding began in the mid-90s watching the Tribe play at Jacobs Field. I remember guys like Eddie Murray, Dave Burba, Chad Ogea, and my personal favorite player Jim Thome. I remember amazing plays from guys like Kenny Lofton...