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(Central) Reading Baseball: Stories, Not Statistics

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on April 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at Central Library for an enriching evening of baseball stories with Dr. Joseph Price and Dr. Charles S. Adams from Whittier College’s Institute for Baseball Studies.

Meet the Professors:
Dr. Joseph Price – Professor Emeritus, Religious Studies, and Director, The Institute for Baseball Studies.
Dr. Charles S. Adams – Professor Emeritus, English, and Associate Director, The Institute for Baseball Studies.

Featured Book: “Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between” by Eric Nusbaum.

No playing. No watching. No stats. Just reading and exploring the world of baseball stories. What does it mean to read about baseball? How can we appreciate the cultural and community aspects of the game? Join the discussion as we delve into the stories in, of, and about baseball.

Topics of Discussion:
1) Exploring the connection between baseball and culture.
2) Understanding the significance of baseball in our communities.
3) How to read the game itself as a compelling narrative.
4) Making sense of baseball in broad contexts, as illustrated by Nusbaum’s book.

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Central Library
7344 S. Washington Ave
Whittier, 90602 United States
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