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April 2019

MLB© Pitch Hit and Run

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pitch Hit & Run is the official youth skills competition of Major League Baseball. Pitch Hit & Run is a FREE  program that provides boys and girls ages 7 to 14* the opportunity to showcase their pitching, hitting and running abilities. Participants compete in either the Baseball Division or Softball Division and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League Ballparks, and the National Finals during MLB All-Star Week! Sponsored by Dave's…

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Folk Hero Forever: The Eclectic, Enthralling Baseball Life of Luke Easter

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of his trailblazing 1949 debut, this spirited presentation and discussion will focus on the baseball exploits of Luke Easter, former Cleveland Indians slugger. Please join Alex Painter, author of 'Folk Hero Forever: The Eclectic, Enthralling Baseball Life of Luke Easter', for an afternoon dedicated to the oft-forgotten but nonetheless spectacular baseball feats of Easter. The eleventh player to break baseball's color barrier, thousands watched in amazement throughout his career as the towering yet mysterious Easter hit…

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May 2019

Members Only Event: “Secrets” of League Park Revealed

May 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

We've been doing some "spring cleaning" at the Museum and have discovered some exciting things about League Park in the process. All will be revealed at a special Members Only event on Saturday May 4 at 2:30 pm. Become a member at any level and you will be invited to the party! Light refreshments and details on All Star Game events will be also be shared. Become a member here Unsure about the status of your membership? Email margaret@baseballheritagemuseum.org and…

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June 2019

First Pitch of Summer

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
League Park, 6601 Lexington Ave
Cleveland, 44103
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Relaying America's Favorite Pastime through the streets of Cleveland. First Pitch of Summer, presented by  Greater Cleveland Sports Commision and co-hosted by Progressive and KeyBank, celebrates Cleveland’s rich baseball heritage with 1,000+ community kids "pitching" a baseball from the historic League Park to the modern Progressive Field. The baseball will travel 3.1-miles, tossed from one person to the next, to become the ball used for the first pitch in the Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees game on June 8.…

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1995 Cleveland Indians: the Sleeping Giant Awakes

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

After almost 40 years of sub-500 baseball, the Sleeping Giant awoke in 1995, the first season the Indians spent in their new home of Jacobs Field. To celebrate, 40 different SABR authors and editors recently released a book that will transport you back in time to 1995, providing biographies of all the players, coaches, and broadcasters that evoke that glorious era once again for Tribe fans. The volume is also sprinkled with personal perspectives, as well as game stores from key…

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Batter’s Up Tour at Lakeview Cemetery

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeview Cemetery

We are once again  partnering with Lakeview Cemetery on a tour of the cemetery from a baseball perspective. Jared Ward, a Ph.D. candidate and Associate Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Akron, leads this tour of Lake View Cemetery’s baseball legends. In collaboration with the Baseball Heritage Museum, this event includes a peek at artifacts belonging to some of our baseball heroes. This event begins with a brief lecture at Daffodil Hall, refreshments and a tour…

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July 2019

Bases to Bleachers: A Collection of Personal Baseball Stories From the Stands

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Eric C Gray has written a book about folks' experiences with baseball on many diverse levels. The book is titled Bases to Bleachers: A Collection of Personal Baseball Stories from the Stands and is published by Palmetto Publishing. The book contains memories about being with family, meeting stars, watching and playing the game at various levels, and many other wide-ranging chapters. At its heart, it is really a human interest book in a baseball setting, filled with stories that will make you…

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