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

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 14, 2023

Free

Black History Now 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.

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://portsvaafricanamericanheritage.com/

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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