Cultural Connections: Team Spirit

March 7, 2009

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Remember when Grant Park was filled with Japanese American baseball teams on Sunday afternoons? Or when soccer moms wearing babushkas rode the "L" to their kids' matches, and basketball games ended in beauty pageants? Learn what became of these pastimes as the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society and the Polish Museum of America present the many ways “American” team sports have been used to build connections and maintain cultural communities in Chicago.

 

Recorded Saturday, March 07, 2009 at Polish Museum of America.