Batter up! In January and February 2016, librarian Jim Patrick will present “Baseball in Yuma: The Ups and Downs of a Baseball Town” at Yuma County Libraries. There is no charge to attend.
Baseball in Yuma-Part 1 (pre-1950’s)
Learn about early exhibition games with the Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bloomer Girls, Tokyo Giants, and more. Other topics include Satchel Paige’s appearances in Yuma, baseball during the Depression and World War II, and the rise of softball. Read Jim’s article about Satchel Paige.
Thursday, January 21st @ 10:30 a.m.
13226 E South Frontage Road Yuma, AZ
Thursday, January 28th @ 10:30 a.m.
350 S Third Avenue Yuma, AZ
Join us in February for Part 2! For more information, call (928) 782-1871.