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Meet the Author: Debra Shattuck ” Bloomer Girls” Women Baseball Pioneers

Though baseball began as a gender-neutral sport, girls and women of the nineteenth century faced many obstacles on their way to the diamond. Yet all-female nines took the field everywhere. Debra A. Shattuck pulls from newspaper accounts and hard-to-find club archives to reconstruct a forgotten era in baseball history. Her fascinating social history tracks women players who organized baseball clubs for their own enjoyment and found roster spots on men’s…

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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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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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