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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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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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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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BHM News & Notes March 2016

Hough and League Park Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood was home to professional baseball for nearly 60 years from as early as 1891 to as late as 1950. The neighborhood and baseball have been intertwined for over a century. On Saturday, March 12 Columbia University Professor Howard Williams will give a talk about the history of the Hough neighborhood and League Park’s place within the neighborhood. The talk will be at the…

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