Your NPR news source

Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting Preshow Discussion

SHARE Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting Preshow Discussion

Join Raven Foundation founder Suzanne Ross and baseball historian Peter Morris as they discuss the historical impact of Branch Rickey’s decision to call up Jackie Robinson and its dramatic interpretation by the Lookingglass Theatre.

Called “one of the most prolific living baseball researchers” by the New York Times, Peter Morris has written several books about the history of baseball, including Baseball Fever, A Game of Inches, Level Playing Fields, But Didn’t We Have Fun?, and Catcher: How the Man Behind the Plate Became an American Folk Hero. A presenter at many of the annual conventions of the Society for American Baseball Research, he is one of the initial recipients of their Henry Chadwick Award.

This free discussion is open to the public. Specially priced tickets for the 3 pm matinee of Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting are available at the Raven Foundation website.

The Latest