The House that Ruth Built, and Pop Opened! Negro Baseball at Yankee Stadium

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  • $5
    Adults
  • $3.50
    Children
  • $4
    Seniors
  • $3.50
    Students
  • Free
    Members

Children under 5 free.


The exhibition traces the details surrounding the opening of Yankee Stadium to Negro League play on July 5, 1930, and the subsequent substantial presence of black professional baseball at America’s premier sports arena into the early 1960s.

Among the individual players highlighted are Satchel Paige, John Henry "Pop" Lloyd, and Staten Island native Fred "Sonny" Logan.

 


Historic Richmond Town/Staten Island Historical Society

441 Clarke Avenue

(at Arthur Kill Road)

Staten Island, NY 10306

(718) 351-1611

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Directions

From the Staten Island Ferry, take the S74 bus to Richmond Road and St. Patrick's Place.




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