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Baseball in the Berkshires Exhibit Highlights Black, Women's Teams
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08:20AM / Wednesday, April 17, 2024
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WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Baseball in the Berkshires museum this week opens an exhibit focusing on the history of Black baseball and women's baseball teams in Berkshire County.
"Not Your Ordinary Teams: The Unknown Story of Baseball in the Berkshires" opens on Friday, April 19, at the Old Town Hall, 9 Main St.
There will be an exhibit preview on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m.
On Friday, the opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. will feature a lecture at 6:30.
Larry Moore, the director of Baseball in the Berkshires: A County's Common Bond, will moderate a discussion with guests Bryan House, a former Pittsfield Cub, and Joe Bateman, a former Minor Leaguer.
Not Your Ordinary Teams will be open on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. with a special presentation, "Innovation in Baseball - What's New?."
On Sunday, the exhibit again will be open from noon to 4 with a program titled "Tools of the Trade - the History of Baseball Equipment."
Not Your Ordinary Teams is a joint project of the Baseball in the Berkshires museum and the West Stockbridge Historical Society.
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