- Where did baseball’s first stolen base happen?
- Which city had the first openly salaried baseball player?
- Which city boasted the first concrete and steel baseball stadium?
- Which city greeted Herbert Hoover with chants of “we want beer” at the 1931 World Series?
The exhibit is small but fascinating; if you’re a baseball fan–even if Philadelphia is not your team–you should check it out. The Athletics, the Phillies, the city’s rich history of Negro League baseball, the ballparks–it’s all there. The exhibit runs through October 4, 2004.