Pride and Passion
The African-American Baseball Experience
"Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience," will open at the McIntyre Library on May 29, 2012. This traveling exhibit examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in their sport beginning in the post-Civil War era. Visit the links on this page for more information. "Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience" will be on display at the library until July 3, 2012.
In addition to the exhibit, McIntyre Library will host a number of events dedicated to celebrating the African American Baseball Experience.
All events are FREE and open to the public. Visit our page about event parking for additional access information.
- Mondays - Fridays: 9:00am to 9:00pm
- Saturdays: 9:00am to 5:00pm
- Sundays: 1:00pm to 9:00pm
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.