A League Apart
Don’t miss A League Apart on display June 26 through August 24 at Cherry Street Pier. The exhibition showcases the importance of breaking barriers through the stories of the Philadelphia Negro Baseball Leagues and their ongoing legacy. Free and open to the public.
The A League Apart exhibition showcases the importance of breaking barriers through the stories of the Philadelphia Negro Leagues and their ongoing legacy.
Using photos and stories from the past, A League Apart focuses on the players who stepped up to the plate to change the biases and traditions of baseball.
Throughout the exhibit, visitors will be encouraged to discover the barrier-breakers throughout pivotal moments in baseball’s history. Barrier breakers include Octavius V. Catto, Ed Bolden, Richard “Dick” Allen, and Mo’ne Davis.
The self-guided exhibit is free and open to the public during pier operating hours. Guided tours are available for groups of 12 or more.
Visitors can also visit the exhibit gift shop in Studio 7 at the Pier or online at
www.ALeagueApart.org, which features merchandise like exhibit posters, a Hilldale
Daisies t-shirt and Philadelphia Stars shirts and hats. Visitors can also pick up a free set
of baseball cards depicting each of the four Barrier Breakers. Visitors can also pick up a FREE set of baseball cards depicting each of the four Barrier Breakers in Studio 7. Studio hours may vary. Cards are available while supplies last.
Produced by Carolyn Quick (University of the Arts Alumni) and Brian Michael (Shibe Vintage Sports).
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