Through exhibits, movies and artifacts, The National Baseball Hall of Fame is celebrating Black History Month Feb. 21-25, which is also winter break for local students.
Daily, “Artifact Spotlight: Remembering the Negro Leagues,” may be viewed on the third floor. At 1 p.m. Wednesday, a special look back at the Negro Leagues is planned.
At 1 p.m. Monday, “There Was Always Sun Shining Someplace,” a film on the Negro Leagues that includes interviews with Hall of Famers Satchel Paige, James Cool Papa Bell, Buck Leonard and others will be aired in the Bullpen Theater.
At 1 p.m. Tuesday, “Buck O’Neil and Black Baseball in Chicago” will be shown in the Bullpen Theater.
At 11 a.m. Wednesday, “Curator Spotlight: Pride and Passion,” features a tour through that exhibit by an HoF curator. (30-45 minutes)
1 p.m., Thursday, a movie, “Pitching Man: Satchel Paige Defying Time,” in the Bullpen Theater.
The Hall of Fame is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission gives entry to all offerings. $19.50 for adults (13 and over), $7 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members, children under 7, free.