The Pride and Passion

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"Pride and Passion: The African American Experience in Baseball"
Traveling Exhibit July 24-Sept.4
Washington Park Library
2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

Come and experience this national traveling exhibit which chronicles the remarkable history of baseball's Negro leagues and the challenges and successes of African-American baseball players. The multi-panel exhibit is free and features photographs, team rosters, scorecards and other baseball memorabilia. The exhibition is based upon a permanent exhibition of the same name on display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y.


All related events listed below are free and open to the public. For more information about the programs, call Washington Park Library at 286-3066 or Center Street Library at 286-3090.

Opening Day Event
Washington Park Library
Friday, July 24 - 1p.m.
Join Mayor Barrett, enjoy the exhibit, and have some light refreshments.

Saturday, July 25--all day
Washington Park Library
Kids--make your own pennant!

Tuesday, July 28 - 1-2pm
Center Street Library
2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Make a baseball pennant while waiting your turn to play Wii Sports.

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