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The East West All Star Games (1933-1953)

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


This presentation will discuss the annual assembly of the best Black and Latino baseball players, who were the equals of their White counterparts in Major League baseball.  The East-West All-Star Classics ranked among Black America’s favorite sporting events attracting tens of thousands of fans each season.  Most games were held at Chicago’s Comiskey Park; but New York City, Washington, DC and Cleveland, Ohio also hosted the contests sometimes in a given season as a second All-Star game.

Presenter: Isaac (Ike) Brooks

A Baseball Heritage Museum  An All Star Year Program presented in part with the support of Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC)

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February 16
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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