Special Exhibit Gallery

For the Love of the Game: Baseball in the Palm Beaches

The Historical Society of Palm Beach County presents the special exhibition, For the Love of the Game: Baseball in the Palm Beaches, at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum in the 1916 Palm Beach County Court House from September 6, 2016 - July 1, 2017.

 America’s national pastime is on glorious display at the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum in downtown West Palm Beach. Baseball in the Palm Beaches brings to life the early Hotel Leagues, Negro Leagues and Municipal Leagues. It’s a fascinating celebration of modern Major League teams and players, minor leagues, Little Leagues, local players, and fans -- 120 years of baseball in Palm Beach County. From the games initiated by Henry Flagler as a way to entertain his hotel guests, to the future Ballpark of the Palm Beaches now underway, visitors to this exciting exhibition will discover the rich history of this beloved sport right here in Palm Beach County.

 Whether you’re a baseball fan or history buff, this special exhibit has something for everyone, from interesting anecdotes and artifacts to the science of a strike, Baseball in the Palm Beaches is sure to hit it out of the park. Come discover why Palm Beach County has been home to major league and little league champions and a legacy for the future.

 

  

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