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The Pride and Passion

"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.

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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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