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Baseball Heritage Museum

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6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States

July 2018

Women Negro Leaguers

July 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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When the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues is told, the women who were part of the game should not be forgotten. During the early 1950s as the league was fighting for its survival, 3 women were signed and played for the Indianapolis Clowns. While racism and ‘Jim Crow’ laws were rampant, these women also faced sexism from fans, teammates and opponents alike. There was also Effa Manley – Co-Owner of the Newark Eagles with her husband Abe. Presented by Ike…

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August 2018

Author Jerry Amernic- Babe Ruth: A Superstar’s Legacy

August 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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Babe Ruth: A Superstar’s Legacy explores the legacy of Babe Ruth on many different fronts, both in and beyond baseball. It involves sport, culture, business, the arts, and in no small dose, humanity. This is unlike any book ever written about the remarkable icon who captured America and the world, and is a testament to his enduring appeal. Presented in partnership with SABR- Jack Graney Chapter. Free and open to all thanks in part to Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Please register at www.baseballheritagemuseum.org or call…

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Baseball Book Club: Roberto Clemente

August 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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We'll honor The Great One on his birthday with a focus on two books. For the adults: "The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero" by David Maraniss and for the younger set "Who was Roberto Clemente" by James Buckley Jr. Free and open to all. A THIS is League Park program sponsored, in part by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). Free and open to all thanks in part to Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Please register at www.baseballheritagemuseum.org or call 216-789-1083.   

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Baseball Pioneers Documentaries Weekend: Women in Baseball

August 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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Join us in welcoming award-winning filmmaker Jon Leonoudakis to town for two days of films and discussion. Saturday, August 25th will feature women in baseball and a screening of “Shutout! The Battle American Women Wage to Play Baseball.”Sunday, August 26th will spotlight Jim “Mudcat” Grant and Jackie Robinson. Mudcat’s episodes, "Raceball on the Inside Corner," Breakfast with JFK," and "Baseball and Vietnam” will be shown along with "Jackie Robinson: A Lion in Winter". Book signings for Jon's book “Baseball Pioneers” following both screenings. Free…

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Baseball Pioneers Documentaries Weekend: Race in Baseball

August 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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Join us in welcoming award-winning filmmaker Jon Leonoudakis to town for two days of films and discussion. Saturday, August 25th will feature women in baseball and a screening of “Shutout! The Battle American Women Wage to Play Baseball.”Sunday, August 26th will spotlight Jim “Mudcat” Grant and Jackie Robinson. Mudcat’s episodes, “Raceball on the Inside Corner,” Breakfast with JFK,” and “Baseball and Vietnam” will be shown along with “Jackie Robinson: A Lion in Winter”. Book signings for Jon’s book “Baseball Pioneers” following both screenings. Free…

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October 2018

Moses Fleetwood Walker Day: Author Kelly Boyer Sagert

October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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The first African-American player in Major League Baseball history was born in Mount Pleasant, Ohio on October 7. 1856. On Sunday, October 7, 2018 at noon we will celebrate the second annual Moses Fleetwood Walker Day in Ohio with a look back at his life and legacy. Our special guest will be author Kelly Boyer Sagert. Her newest book, Hidden History of Lorain County, includes a chapter on Walker who attended Oberlin College and played Major League Baseball for Toledo…

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Boo! at the Museum

October 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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For one afternoon League Park will come to life with visitors from its past. Stories, activities, performances and trick or treat. Something for all ages! Details on their website or social media sites closer to the date. More details to come.

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January 2019

Baseball Book Club: Jack and Larry- Jack Graney and Larry, the Cleveland Baseball Dog

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Baseball Heritage Museum, 6601 Lexington Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 United States
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Jack and Larry is the heartwarming story of a man, a dog, and a baseball team. Leadoff batter for the Cleveland American League team from 1910-22, Jack Graney was loved for many reasons, not least among them the fact that he owned Larry, bull terrier mascot of the woebegone, 102-losses, 48-games-out team that struggled to prove itself worthy. Larry, too, was loved, not only by the Cleveland fans, but by porters, bellhops, ship captains and trolly car conductors in all American…

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