A League Of Their Own

A League Of Their Own – City Sundays

Free with Museum admission. Rated PG. 128 minutes.

Too hot outside? Join us for this family classic while you kick back and enjoy some popcorn. One, two, three, strikes you’re out! Not for the ladies in this story of the first professional female baseball league. During World War II, when much of the male population was in the trenches, the first all-women’s baseball league was formed. Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) are sisters recruited to keep the sport alive. Their teammates range from a former dance hall hostess to a home run slugger to a jersey girl to a couple of farmer’s daughters. After the film, learn more about other baseball firsts in the DiMenna Children’s History Museum, like Esteban Bellán, the first Latin American to play professional baseball in the United States!

Event Venue : New York Historical Society

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A League Of Their Own
Event Category: Film / Cinema
When: July 14, 2013
Time: 1:00pm
Where: New York Historical Society
More Info: https://www.nyhistory.org
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