Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience, Feb. 29 – April 13

February 29, 2012 at 3:50 pm

Headquarters Library in Spartanburg is hosting a traveling exhibit and discussion series, starting Feb. 29.

February 29 @ 6:00 p.m. – Neil Lanctot, author of Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella, Negro League Baseball, and Fair Dealing & Clean Playing

March 1 @ 6:00 p.m. – Neil Lanctot

March 12 @ 6:00 p.m. – Thomas Perry, author of Textile League Baseball: South Carolina’s Mill Teams 1880-1955 and Just Joe: Baseball’s Natural, As Told By His Wife

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.

Visit our website www.infodepot.org or call 864.285.9013 for more details about programs, etc. in conjunction with the exhibit.