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National Museum of American Jewish History

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101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to

Writing Baseball

September 21, 2014 2:00 PM

What happens when baseball leaves the field and swirls around in the imaginations of great writers? This conversation seeks to understand the journey of baseball from the field to the page, where deeply personal connections are translated into text, resonating with readers across generations.

Participants include: Morris Dickstein, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he is also the founder and Senior Fellow of the Center for the Humanities; author Eric Rolfe Greenberg (The Celebrant), and journalist and bestselling author Jane Leavy (Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy and The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood).

Individual Tickets: $12/$10 Members
Series: $45/$36 Members

Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American

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