"Breaking the Color Barrier in Major League Baseball"

The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Central Park Wednesday April 25 2012 9:30 - 17:30
Pulled from the baseball card collection of Jefferson R. Burdick, an enthusiast whose archive now resides permanently at the Met, the 60 cards here highlight some of the first black baseball players—Jackie Robinson, Larry Doby and Satchel Paige included—to move from the Negro Leagues to the majors 65 years ago.


Venue name: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave
New York
Cross street: at 82nd St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–5:30pm; Fri, Sat 10am–9pm.
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St
Price: Suggested donation $25, seniors $17, students $12, children under 12 free
Event website: http://metmuseum.org
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