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Reading into History: Book Club Plays Baseball!

    Next Wednesday, July 24th, the Reading Into History family book club will be exploring baseball’s complicated past through the book The Brooklyn Nine by Alan Gratz. Each chapter of this book is an “inning,” and each inning tells the story of a generation of the Brooklyn-based Schieder-Snider-Flint family (nine generations total, of course!) […]

“There’s no crying in baseball!” and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

  What do Belles, Peaches, Chicks, and Lassies all have in common? They are all team names from the first women’s professional baseball league, active in the 1940s and 50s in the United States. This Sunday the DiMenna Children’s History Museum continues its summer family film series with A League of Their Own, where you […]