*A Game of Color

The African-American Experience in Baseball
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This exhibition of artifacts, artworks and photographs covers over a half century of African-Americans in professional baseball, from the founding of the first Negro League in 1920 through the integration of major league baseball in 1947 and up to a new wave of outspoken African-American players in the 1960s and 70s who challenged the baseball establishment.

This exhibit is presented by the Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies (Whittier College).

Opening Event: Sunday, January 28, 1:00 PM, Main Library, Koret Auditorium

Other Events:

Called Up: The Emmett Ashford Story – Film and Discussion, February 7, 6:00 PM, Main Library, Koret Auditorium

Beyond Branch Rickey: The Hidden Forces Behind the Breaking of Baseball's Color Barrier. February 21, 6:30 PM, Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room

A Long Way from Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation – Film and Discussion, February 27, 6:00 PM, Main Library, Koret Auditorium

World Series of Baseball Poetry, March 1, 6:00 PM, Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Meetng Room

No No: A Dockumentary – Film and Discussion, March 8, Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 6:00 PM

The exhibit and all events are co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, the Lefty O’Doul Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), the Dusty Baker SABR Chapter and The Baseball Reliquary.

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近期活動

To Begin The World Over Again:
星期二, 2018年10月23日, 6:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Koret 禮堂
California's Lost Tribes: A Film on Kanopy
星期四, 2018年11月1日, 3:15 pm
Ingleside 分館, Ingleside 分館會議室
All Quiet on the Western Front
星期四, 2018年11月1日, 6:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Martin Paley 會議室

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