Date(s) - 07/15/2019
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
$15 adults, $13 ages 6-17 and students with ID
10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sun.-Mon. Wed.-Thur., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. March 14-Oct. 7. The unique relationship between baseball and music will be explored in this exhibit, which was guest curated by former all-star pitcher, and current musician, Barry Zito. Visitors will take a journey starting before the 20th century when interest in baseball-themed music was fostered through the sales of sheet music, then you’ll discover the rise of baseball songs becoming a part of a new era of American music in the early 1900s, to see how current day popular music being a central part of players preparing to take the field and excite the fans. All forms of music, from pop and jazz, to country, R&B, and rock and roll embraced America’s baseball passion and are reflected throughout the exhibit. Among the memorabilia on display will be sheet music from the game’s early years, including “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”; handwritten lyrics to baseball classics, such as James Taylor’s “Angels Of Fenway”; special edition Fender guitars, including the brand new Jackie Robinson Telecaster, and legendary baseball sportscaster Harry Caray’s microphone.