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“Speaking For League Park” – Cleveland Sandlot Baseball

As part of the “Speaking For League Park” series, the Baseball Heritage Museum will hold a round-table discussion about sandlot baseball in Cleveland on Saturday, February 25. The participants will include: Nobby Lewandowski, Gary Oring, Frank Petruno and Russ Schneider  All four men were participants in sandlot baseball in Cleveland when Cleveland was considered the sandlot baseball capitol of the world. Lewandowski and Oring both went on to play professional…

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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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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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