“Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience,” will open at the UCF Library on March 5, 2010. This traveling exhibit examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in their sport beginning in the post-Civil War era. The library is sponsoring free programs and other events for the public in connection with the exhibition. Visit the links on this page for more information. “Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience” will be on display at the library until April 15, 2010.

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, and the American Library Association Public Programs Office, Chicago. The traveling exhibition has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: great ideas brought to life.