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Author Melvin L Jones: Park Dreams

Park Dreams: At this place… kids grow up, adults relive their youth, all from the love of baseball! Join us for a Talk and Signing by author Melvin L. Jones. Park Dreams is a poignant and majestic story about a week at the famed, Cooperstown Dreams Park.  The bookgives a non-biased account of the day-to-day at the park; telling stories of camaraderie, social relations, and diversity while boys are becoming…

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Mrs. Morhard and the Boys and “The Little World Series” at League Park

As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster, a devoted single mother in Cleveland, Ohio, wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation. Josephine Morhard never waited for something to happen. At twelve years old, fiercely independent Josephine left her family’s Pennsylvania farm to start a new life. Coming of age during one of the most devastating times in America,…

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Batter’s Up Tour at 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…

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Pride Day at the Baseball Heritage Museum

In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, the Baseball Heritage Museum is excited to announce it’s first Pride Day! Please join us on Sunday June 23rd from 1-4. All are welcome to learn more about “America’s Favorite Pastime”, explore our exhibits and mingle with friends and allies. Refreshments, a raffle  and a complimentary “The BHM has Pride” item. An All Star Year Program presented in part with the support of Cuyahoga Arts and…

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Father’s Day at the Museum: Dogs with Dad

Bring the whole family and your memories and get ready to make new ones as we  celebrate dads and family time at historic League Park. We will have an old fashioned listening party beginning at 1 pm so plan to gather  around the radio to listen to the Cleveland Indians take on the Detroit Tigers. Meet the Cleveland Indians Hot Dog Mascots from 2 to 3 pm We’ll  have board…

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First Pitch of Summer hosted by Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

First Pitch of Summer, presented by Progressive and KeyBank and hosted by Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, leading off the 2019 summer of baseball in Cleveland by celebrating Cleveland’s rich baseball heritage. On June 8, we’re inviting 1,000 community members to “pitch” a baseball from historic League Park to Progressive Field. A baseball will travel 3 miles, tossed from one person to the next, to be used in the ceremonial first…

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CIFF43 Community Partnership Event Film Screening-A Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story

We are thrilled to be a Community Partner of the  43 Annual Cleveland International Film Festival! Use code BASE and save $1 on any CIFF43  ticket purchase Purchase online here       Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-877-304-FILM (3456 or at the Tower City Box Office About the Film:    In 1955 the southern United States was divided by segregation and brimming with hatred and prejudice. Enter the Pensacola…

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CIFF43 Community Partnership Event Film Screening-A Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story

We are thrilled to be a Community Partner of the  43 Annual Cleveland International Film Festival! Use code BASE and save $1 on any CIFF43  ticket purchase Purchase online here       Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1-877-304-FILM (3456 or at the Tower City Box Office About the Film:    In 1955 the southern United States was divided by segregation and brimming with hatred and prejudice. Enter the Pensacola…

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Speaking for League Park: “Like Being the Second Person to Invent the Telephone”- The Legacy of Larry Doby

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of his signing with the Cleveland Indians, this presentation will discuss the career highlights of the second African American to play Major League baseball and and the first in the American League.   Presented by Isaac (Ike) Brooks, this program is free and open to the public and is made possible, in part, through a grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). Register here…

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Salute to the Negro Leagues Day Special Hours

The Indians are playing the Kansas City Royals for the annual Salute to the Negro Leagues Day. The Royals will be wearing  replicas  of the jerseys of the Kansas City Monarchs, and the Indians will wear those of the Cleveland Buckeyes.  Be a part of the day by  exploring our collection of Negro League treasures, watch the game and the ceremonies, and participate in a special  “one day only” raffle…

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