After drinking your fill or rootbeer floats and enjoying a game in the sun, consider coming to San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center - on Howard St, between 4th and 5th for an evening of baseball history.
Rare Films from The Baseball Hall of Fame
Aug 6, 2009, 7:30 pm
Introduced by David Filipi, Curator of Film/Video at the Wexner Center for the Arts
"As this year’s baseball season rounds third and heads for home, we’re celebrating the national pastime with cinematic treasures from the National Baseball Hall of Fame that will entertain baseball fans and cinephiles alike. Tonight’s program includes footage of Jackie Robinson’s secret tryout with the Dodgers, congressional testimony by Mickey Mantle and Casey Stengel, hilarious commercials featuring Humphrey Bogart and Pete Rose, home movies of the Women’s Professional League, and much more! (Approx. 120 min, digital video)."
Tickets are just $8 and available online or at the door., More information at YBCA Baseball Film. This is a part of the YBCA series Beyond ESPN: An Offbeat Look at Sports Films.