*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

Author Talk with Jasmine Guillory
星期二, 2018年5月22日, 6:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Latino/Hispanic 會議室 A 和 B
Gallery Talk: Potrero Hill & Mission Bay, 1980
星期六, 2018年6月2日, 2:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Steve Silver 音樂中心
Working the Roots by Michele Lee
星期日, 2018年6月3日, 1:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Latino/Hispanic 會議室 A 和 B

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近期課程

How to Research a San Francisco Building
星期三, 2018年5月30日, 2:00 pm
Golden Gate Valley 分館, Golden Gate Valley 會議室
Finding Your Asian American Roots
星期四, 2018年5月31日, 6:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, 電腦培訓中心

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A Voteless People Is a Hopeless People
至 星期四, 2018年8月9日
Main 總圖書館, 非洲裔展覽中心

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