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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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Girls & Womens Baseball Game

Justine Siegal, the Lake County Captains and the Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park invite you to participate in a very special Girls & Women Only Baseball Game. The game is open to ALL females – mothers and daughters, aunts and nieces, sisters, grandmothers, or any female who has a love and passion to play baseball (not softball.) Individual players are welcome and encouraged to play. The game is open…

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Babe Ruth’s 500th Home Run

The Baseball Heritage Museum will recognize the 87th anniversary of Babe Ruth’s 500th home run. Ruth hit more home runs at League Park, with 46, than any visiting player including his historic 500th home run on August 11, 1929. Special guest Bill Long will be here between 4 – 6 p.m. and will talk about Ruth’s 436th home run hit out of League Park and onto Lexington Avenue on June 7, 1928 and…

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August News & Notes

Babe Ruth Day Highlights Busy August at the BHM The anniversary of Babe Ruth’s 500th home run is just one highlight of numerous activities the Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park has in store for August. See below for more information about our August events. Hough Residency Includes BHM Events on August 6 and August 11 at the BHM are in concert with The Cleveland Orchestra (TCO) at Home in…

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Charlie Jamieson Day

Come out to the Baseball Heritage Museum and League Park and join us in celebrating Charlie Jamieson Day! Jamieson, Cleveland Indians left fielder from 1919-1932, will be inducted into the Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame Saturday evening , July 30 right before the Indians vs. the Oakland A’s game. His fellow 2016 inductees include Albert Belle, Frank Robinson and Jim Thome. Jamieson played most of his home games at League Park…

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Family Day

Join us for a special, inter-generational Family Day that will run concurrently with “Charlie Jamieson Day.” As part of our series of If League Park Could Talk programs, you and your family are invited to share thoughts and memories of your experience with League Park. The stories can be of baseball history or your own history with the ballpark and the Hough neighborhood. You are encouraged to share your stories…

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80th Anniversary/Bob Feller’s Debut – If League Park Could Talk Series

On Wednesday afternoon, July 6, at the Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park, we will recognize the 80th anniversary of Bob Feller’s historic big league debut game against the St. Louis Cardinals on July 6, 1936. Join us at 2 p.m. when baseball historian Morris Eckhouse will speak about the historic game and aspects of Feller’s legendary career. Brief tours of the League Park grounds will be offered before and after the program. The program and…

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July News & Notes

Memories of Feller and DiMaggio heat up July at the BHM League Park is an important part of the legendary stories of Bob Feller and Joe DiMaggio. Feller made his debut for the Indians in an exhibition game against the St. Louis Cardinals 80 years ago on July 6, 1936. On July 16th it will be 75 years since Joe DiMaggio extended his Major League Baseball record hitting-streak to 56…

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Cleveland’s First Champions – If League Park Could Talk Series

Join us Wednesday evening, June 29 at the Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park for “Cleveland’s First Champions,” a look at the early years of League Park. Baseball historian Morris Eckhouse will speak about the opening of the park in 1891, the championship Cleveland Buckeyes, and the early days of the Cleveland American League franchise. The program will begin at 7 PM. Brief tours of the League Park grounds will be offered before and after the…

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