The History of Baseball Card Collecting

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM

Location: Normal Public Library

Phone: 309-452-1757

Email: ask@normalpl.org

Link: http://www.normalpl.org

Event Description

April 5, 2012 Updated Apr 5, 2012 at 11:13 AM CDT

Lawrence Tucker will give an overview of how baseball card collecting began in the 1880s and the evolution from the "Tobacco Wars" to present day era. Bring your baseball cards to share and learn how to tell what type of condition your cards are in from mint to poor. This activity is part of the lecture series that accompanies the Pride & Passion: The African American Baseball Experience national traveling panel exhibit, hosted by Milner Library. Learn more about the exhibit and related activities. Free!

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