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Rooting For the Home Team: Portsmouth’s Black Baseball Players, Promoters, and Parks

September 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2023

Black History Now 2022 and the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum proudly presents the exhibition of  Rooting for the Home Team: Portsmouth’s Black Baseball Players, Promoters and Parks.  In the post-World War II era, “Baseball was king” in the sports world of Hampton Roads, especially in the African American community.  Discover the joy of baseball among Portsmouth’s Black community in the mid-20th century by learning about some of its best known players, teams, and ballparks.  Admission is free.  Donations encouraged.

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Date:
September 16, 2023
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum
901 Elm Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23704 United States
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Phone:
757-393-8983
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