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Play Ball! 100 Years of Baseball in Virginia


  • April 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm

Come celebrate the long history of baseball in Virginia with local experts and baseball fans! Discover the intertwined history of baseball and World War I from Virginia National Guard Command Historian Al Barnes, and take advantage of an early chance to pick up his brand new book “Play Ball! Doughboys and Baseball in the Great War.” Jump forward to today with the Richmond Flying Squirrels’ own Todd “Parney” Parnell, to learn how the Squirrels are defining baseball in Richmond today. Come ready to ask questions and learn, and see a variety of baseball artifacts spanning back a century. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public, and baseball-themed snacks will be available for purchase!