ROOTING FOR THE HOME TEAM: PORTSMOUTH’S BLACK BASEBALL PLAYERS, PROMOTERS, AND PARKS
Date: January 2022 – October 2023
Days: Every Friday, Saturday
Location: Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum,
904 Elm Avenue, Portsmouth, VA 23704 · 757-393-8983
In the post-World War II era, “Baseball was king” in the sports world of Hampton Roads, especially in the African American community. Discover the joy of baseball among Portsmouth’s Black community in the mid-20th century by learning about some of its best-known players, teams, and ballparks at this new exhibit at the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum.