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How Iowa Met Baseball – The Myths, The History, The Players
April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Historian John Liepa will explore the myths regarding the “invention” of baseball, the origins and evolution of the early game in the United States; how the Civil War played a role in accelerating the spread of the game; the very first mention of the game’s coming to Iowa in 1858, and how it caught on.
Guests will have the opportunity to view Liepa’s extensive collection of memorabilia and cards before and after the presentation.
Presented by John Liepa, historian