August 16, 2022
All library programs are free to attend
How Iowa Met Baseball: the Myths, the History, the Players
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Over the past century, the setting for the spring passion of many Iowans has been the ballpark. Join professor and historian, John Liepa, for an exploration of the myths of baseball’s origins, the early history and evolution of the game, baseball’s journey to Iowa and the role of the Civil War in spreading its popularity. Audiences will learn about some of Iowa’s baseball pioneers and view an extensive collection of baseball memorabilia featuring Iowa players.
This program is open to the public and free to attend. All ages welcome!