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The Boys of Summer Are Back: A Celebration of Baseball History
April 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In celebration of spring and the return of baseball season, Flathead Valley Community College’s Library invites the community to a book reading by historian, author and baseball aficionado Rob Bauer. “The Boys of Summer Are Back: A Celebration of Baseball History” is scheduled for Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the FVCC Library, located in the Learning Resource Center.
Bauer, a history professor at FVCC, recently published two books about baseball history: “Outside the Lines of Gilded Age Baseball: Gambling, Umpires & Racism in 1880s Baseball” and “Outside the Lines of Gilded Age Baseball: Alcohol, Fitness, and Cheating in 1880s Baseball.” In addition to reading passages, he will discuss the research and writing of the two books.
The evening will also include refreshments and a baseball history trivia game with prizes awarded to top players. The event is free and appropriate for baseball lovers of all ages.