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June 2018

Golden Spikes vs. NO Hurricanes Doubleheader

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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July 2018

Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige – The Face of Negro League Baseball

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

There are those who will argue that Satchel Paige was the greatest Pitcher in baseball history.  Greater than Walter Johnson or Christy Mathewson or Bob Feller or Sandy Koufax?  No one will ever know.  But no one doubts that he ranks in the top handful, even if he never got a chance to prove it in his prime against the best of competition.This presentation will discuss the life and times of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige a legendary storyteller and one of…

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“Don’t Look Back” Satchel Paige Family Story Time

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Bring the whole family for stories and activities   celebrating Satchel’s birthday! Family storytime at 2 pm with a reading of Satchel Page: Don’t Look Back by David Adler and Terry Widener. About the book. Satchel Paige could throw a baseball like no one else. But when he began his career in the 1920s, even the best African American players were kept out of the major leagues. Paige rose to stardom in the Negro Baseball Leagues--and he waited for his chance…

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Women Negro Leaguers

July 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

When the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues is told, the women who were part of the game should not be forgotten.  During the early 1950s as the league was fighting for its survival, 3 women were signed and played for the Indianapolis Clowns. While racism and ‘Jim Crow’ laws were rampant, these women also faced sexism from fans, teammates and opponents alike.They were not the only women in Negro League baseball.  There was also Effa Manley – Co-Owner of the…

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August 2018

Author Jerry Amernic- Babe Ruth: A Superstar’s Legacy

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

BABE RUTH — A Superstar’s Legacy explores the legacy of Babe Ruth on many different fronts, both in and beyond baseball. It involves sport, culture, business, the arts, and in no small dose, humanity. This is unlike any book ever written about the remarkable icon who captured America and the world, and is a testament to his enduring appeal. Register here Presented in partnership with SABR- Jack Graney Chapter

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Cleveland Sandlot Baseball Old Timer’s Legend Day and Alumni Game

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Cleveland's rich Sandlot history by watching former players relive the glory days  on the Historic League Park Field.

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Baseball Book Club : Roberto Clemente

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We'll honor The Great One on his birthday with a focus on two books. For the adults: "The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero" by David Maraniss and for the younger set "Who was Roberto Clemente" by James Buckley Jr. Free and open to all. A THIS is League Park program sponsored, in part by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). Register here

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“Baseball Pioneers” Weekend: Women in Baseball

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
League Park, 6601 Lexington Ave
Cleveland, 44103
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Join us for a day of celebrating women in baseball! Award-winning filmmaker Jon Leonoudakis, creator of The Sweet Spot: A Treasury of Baseball Stories TV show on Amazon Prime will present his latest project from the series, Shutout! The Battle American Women Wage to Play Baseball The film chronicles over a century of gender discrimination that continues today, along with celebrating women who’ve impacted the landscape of the game and considering the path forward to create more opportunities for girls…

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Baseball Pioneers Weekend: Race in Baseball

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
League Park, 6601 Lexington Ave
Cleveland, 44103
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Join us for stories from and about two of the greatest baseball players from the 20th century: Jackie Robinson and Cleveland favorite, Jim “Mudcat” Grant! Filmmaker Jon Leonoudakis will present his recent films about them for his TV series on Amazon Prime, The Sweet Spot: A Treasury of Baseball Stories. Mudcat is the first African-American to win 20 games in the American League, and is featured in three films. Raceball on the Inside Corner chronicles his journey fighting racism in…

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September 2018

League Park Stories with Author Ken Krsolovic – An Ohio Open Doors Event

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
League Park, 6601 Lexington Ave
Cleveland, 44103
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Never been to League Park? This is a great opportunity for both the  new and  the returning visitor. Ken Krsolovic is co-author of  League Park, Historic Home of Cleveland Baseball the quintessential book on the ballpark.  He has an expertise in the city’s stadium and baseball past to go along with a career as a college athletic administrator and baseball coach.  His resume also includes extensive experience in sports broadcasting. Brought to you by the Ohio History Connection, Ohio Open…

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