Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don't Play Baseball

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Thursday, August 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Canceled

Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947. It was one of the greatest stories of one person overcoming enormous adversity in American History. 70 years later there isn't a single woman on a Major League Baseball field as a coach, umpire, or player. Of the 30 MLB teams not one has a female General Manager.

A.J. Richard is the founder of Women Belong in Baseball Facebook group and host of the Attagirl: Women and Girls in Baseball odcast. A.J. will discuss the history of women in baseball, present obstacles, present success, and the future of women in baseball, and tell us about Baseball For All, a nonprofit organization that provides meaningful opportunities and instruction in baseball, especially for girls.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library Contact below.
Live On The Library Channel
Open To The Public
Visible to Public

Contact Information

Library Contact: 
Beth Fisher
Phone: 
319-887-6024

Staff

Setup Time Before: 
60 Minutes
Cleanup Time After: 
60 Minutes

Category:

Internal

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