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Speaking for League Park: “Like Being the Second Person to Invent the Telephone”- The Legacy of Larry Doby

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of his signing with the Cleveland Indians, this presentation will discuss the career highlights of the second African American to play Major League baseball and and the first in the American League.   Presented by Isaac (Ike) Brooks, this program is free and open to the public and is made possible, in part, through a grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). Register here…

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Salute to the Negro Leagues Day Special Hours

The Indians are playing the Kansas City Royals for the annual Salute to the Negro Leagues Day. The Royals will be wearing  replicas  of the jerseys of the Kansas City Monarchs, and the Indians will wear those of the Cleveland Buckeyes.  Be a part of the day by  exploring our collection of Negro League treasures, watch the game and the ceremonies, and participate in a special  “one day only” raffle…

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2017 – January News & Notes

Celebrate MLK Day at BHM The annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth is also a celebration of the civil rights movement he led. Baseball helped pave the way for Dr. King in 1947 when Jackie Robinson broke the color line in Major League Baseball and Larry Doby followed as the first African-American player in the American League. Robinson and Doby were joined by numerous barrier breakers including…

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BHM A2Z 4 #GT

  Wait! What?!!      No, it’s not gibberish! It’s… Baseball Heritage Museum A to Z for #GivingTuesday Like a 9-inning baseball game, for the next nine days – culminating in #GivingTuesday on November 29 – the Baseball Heritage Museum will “Put Out” three tidbits per day (think inning) from A to Z relating to the Museum and why you should be part of our team through a #GivingTuesday donation. The Baseball…

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November News & Notes

FINAL WEDNESDAY OPEN DATE IN 2016 Join us at the Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park for one last Wednesday before we begin our winter hours. The museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. After November 2, the museum will continue to be open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 2 is the scheduled date for the seventh game (if necessary) of the 2016 World…

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Pleibol!

Pleibol! is a collaborative between Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center and the Baseball Heritage Museum with support from the City of Cleveland, Cleveland City Council, The Cleveland Indians, corporate and other business stakeholders. This event will take place on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1. Friday night consists of a private dinner reception with guest speakers with ticket packages available from $50 – $100. Sponsorships are also available Friday’s…

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ART Wednesdays!

ART Wednesdays continue Wednesday in September and will feature FREE art classes from 5 -7 p.m. at the Museum. The classes will run for 3 more weeks – – Sept. 14, Sept. 21 and Sept. 28. Open to all ages and skill levels, the class will be directed by Joe Gazzo, the museum’s director of education. All supplies will be provided. For more information or to participate, please call 216-789-1083.…

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September News & Notes

A Baseball Experience at League Park On Saturday, September 17, join us and support the Baseball Heritage Museum for A Baseball Experience at League Park. We invite you to participate in on-field batting practice and fielding on the restored baseball diamond at Cleveland’s Historic League Park… where many greats such as Babe Ruth, Bob Feller, and Cy Young have played. This is your chance to take some swings, make some plays…

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