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Negro Leagues "Beisbol"

Negro Leagues Beisbol was developed to honor and explore the connections of African American baseball history to Hispanic cultures, communities, and countries. This is a deep, rich history with origins in the late 1800’s. The exhibition featured profiles of significant baseball players, a timeline of American and Hispanic baseball history, and detailed baseball histories of several countries.

In addition to this exhibit, this educational experience also featured the following:

  • Professional Teacher Workshops
  • Outreach/Partnerships with Local Schools
  • Social Justice Conversations
  • Community Engagement
  • Integration of multiple modalities of learning through:
    • Sean Kane Glove Art
    • Jazz History
    • NLB Cinema Documentaries
      • "There was Always Sun Shining Someplace: Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues"
      • "Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and the All-Black Professional Teams"
      • Baseball's Been Very, Very Good to Me: Minnie Minoso Story"
    • Presentation by Pedro Sierra, Negro League Baseball Player 
View Program Booklet

child at baseball program display participants

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