Baseball Museum Hosts Program on How Cleveland Indians Became Integrated

Sat 4/11 @ 1PM

Cleveland’s Baseball Heritage Museum, located at League Park in Hough, is soldiering on saying, “We are moving forward with virtual events, sharing extra content on social media and brainstorming with fellow museums on how to keep our virtual doors open.”

It’s got one virtual event coming up this week as part of the fourth annual Negro League Baseball Centennial Celebration. In “The Re-Integration of Major League Baseball,” it will look at “The Cleveland Impact,” sharing stories about African-American and black Latino players were added to the Cleveland Indians roster from 1957-1960, and how it led the American League in recognizing the value of this talented group of players.

The program is free. You’ll need to register and get the Zoom password here.

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