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BHM Will Be Open Martin Luther King Day

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 Dan Bankhead, Willard Brown and…

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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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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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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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June News & Notes

Baseball’s Most Unbreakable Record? Seventy-five years ago on Wednesday, July 16, 1941 at League Park Joe DiMaggio had three hits in four at-bats as his Yankees beat the Indians 10-3 before 15,000 fans. DiMaggio, batting clean-up, singled off losing pitcher Al Milnar in the first inning and scored New York’s second run. He singled again off Milnar in the third inning and walked and scored in the fifth inning. In…

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