Snacks & Facts: How Iowa Met Baseball
Snacks & Facts
No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try our Snacks & Facts series! We’ll have a speaker every first Friday of the month at the Waukee Community Center (675 Walnut St). Come ready to learn and we’ll provide the snacks! Stick around afterward for Waukee Parks & Recreation’s bingo at 1 PM. This program is brought to you in partnership with Waukee Parks & Recreation.
June 2 at 11 AM – How Iowa Met Baseball: the Myths, the History, the Players
Over the past century, the setting for the spring passion of many Iowans has been the ballpark. This presentation by DMACC professor John Liepa, explores the myths of baseball’s origins, the early history and evolution of the game, baseball’s journey to Iowa, and the role of the Civil War in spreading its popularity. Learn about some of Iowa’s baseball pioneers and view an extensive collection of baseball memorabilia featuring Iowa players.