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1 p.m. Opening Day in Brooklyn! Baseball Greats of Green-Wood Trolley Tour

March 30, 2013, 1:00pm3:00pm


Batter up! To ring in the 2013 season, we’ll welcome Tom Gilbert, baseball expert and member of the Society for Baseball Research (SABR), for a tour of the fascinating ball-playing pioneers interred at Green-Wood.

With Tom and Green-Wood Historian Jeff Richman, you’ll visit the monuments and gravestones of Henry Chadwick, the Father of Baseball, who invented the game’s scoring system; James Creighton, baseball’s first national star; Charles Ebbets, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers; the great hitter Charlie Smith; and many others who played a role in making baseball America’s National Pastime.

$15 for members of the Historic Fund and $20 for nonmembers.

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This event is presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Historical Society

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March 30, 2013
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Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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