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April 2019

Baseball Book Club: From the Dugouts to the Trenches Baseball During the Great War

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
League Park, 6601 Lexington Ave
Cleveland, 44103
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The United States entered World War One 102 years ago today. Baseball, like the rest of the country, changed dramatically when the United States entered World War I, and Jim Leeke brings these changes to life in From the Dugouts to the Trenches. He deftly describes how the war obliterated big league clubs and largely dismantled the Minor Leagues, as many prominent players joined the military and went overseas. By the war’s end more than 1,250 ballplayers, team owners, and sportswriters would…

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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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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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