Upcoming Events

  • Barrier Breaking Moments in Baseball
    Feb 12, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    This presentation looks at the intersection of baseball, social conditions, and culture. The African American experience in the US has long been connected with and played out through the prism of the national pastime.
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  • Negro League World Series 1926
    Sat, Mar 12
    Online Event
    Mar 12, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    The 1926 showdown between the Chicago American Giants and the Bacharach Giants of Atlantic City
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  • Cleveland Sports and Social Change? Part 1
    Apr 16, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    This program will be delivered through a series of three (3) sessions. Part 1 showcases Cleveland as a premier economic and industrial center–[
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  • Cleveland Sports and Social Change? Part 2
    May 14, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    This program will be delivered through a series of three (3) sessions. Part 2 showcases baseball, and other Professional Sports as emblematic of America.
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  • Cleveland Sports and Social Change? Part 3
    Jun 11, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    This program will be delivered through a series of three (3) sessions. Part 3 showcases the Cleveland Indians and 1948 (in particular) during their championship season.
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  • Negro League Championship Series 1916
    Jul 16, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    . In 1916, the Rube Foster’s Chicago American Giants locked horns with C.I. Taylor’s Indianapolis ABCs
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  • Former Negro Leaguers on the Cleveland Indians – 1947-1960
    Aug 13, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    This presentation will chronicle the numbers of African American and Black Latino players on the Cleveland Indians rosters from 1947 to 1960
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  • Tribute to the Cleveland Buckeyes 1947 World series
    Sep 10, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    Celebrate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Cleveland Buckeyes second Negro American League pennant with this presentation that takes a look at the players who brought the city glory, and their World Series clash with the Negro National League champion New York Cubans.
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  • More Black Baseball Stories – On and Off the Field
    Oct 15, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    This presentation will draw attention to some more of the rarely mentioned incidents and occurrences during the times these heralded individuals played for the love of the game.
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  • More Candidates Worthy of the Hall of Fame
    Nov 12, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    The correct answer to the question “What Negro Leaguers belong in the Hall of Fame?” is “Dozens of guys.” Join us as we consider the qualifications of nine more worthy candidates in a follow-up to our December 2021 presentation.
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  • Black Baseball Stories 2022:  A Year In Review
    Dec 10, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    We are thankful to the Cuyahoga County Arts and Culture Council for funds to support our efforts. As a result all programs are free.
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