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Forest Home Branch is now closed. All returns should be brought to the book drop in the rear parking lot of the Mitchell Street location.

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Exhibit: Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players at Central

Thursday, September 07, 2017 - Sunday, October 01, 2017

Categories: Exhibits/Displays

 Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players Exhibit contains portraits and memorabilia providing a glimpse into the history and experiences of the Negro Baseball League. The panels Illustrate the beginning of black players in organized baseball. The Negro Baseball League began in 1920 and endured until 1960. Some of the greatest baseball players helped make what is called today " America's Greatest Pastime", even though they were not able to play in the major leagues. Through pictures, documents, artifacts and memorabilia, this exhibit will share the invaluable experiences of the negro league baseball players.

Location: Main Street - Exhibit

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