How Baseball Happened

april, 2021

19apr6:30 pmFeaturedHow Baseball HappenedGunn Memorial Stairwell Library6:30 pm

Event Details

Please join us on Zoom for the illustrated presentation, “How Baseball Happened” with author and historian Thomas W. Gilbert. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Visit the Gunn Museum’s registration page to sign up:

Author and baseball historian Thomas Gilbert will present the real story of how baseball began and how it conquered the nation. Included will be Washington, Connecticut’s own remarkable place in baseball history, with one of the earliest images of a baseball game in action: the Gunnery Reunion Game played on the Green on August 4, 1869.

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(Monday) 6:30 pm


Gunn Memorial LibraryPhone: (860)-868-7586