Baseball is Coming to Cook!

January 4, 2011 at 12:50 pm 1 comment

From February 24th through April 8th, Cook Library is hosting “Pride & Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience”.

This traveling exhibition examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in their sport beginning in the post-Civil War era.

To learn more about the exhibit and related upcoming programs visit:

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, and the American Library Association Public Programs Office, Chicago. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Great Ideas Brought to Life.

The traveling exhibition is based on an exhibition of the same name on permanent display at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.


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  • 1. david morreale  |  January 5, 2011 at 1:00 am

    This is so wonderful! I can’t wait to see the exhibit!


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