Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Ball Four Turns Forty

BALL FOUR TURNS FORTY
Exhibition: August 9-October 1, 2010

Burbank Central Library

Society For American Baseball Research
By Susan Petrone


The Baseball Reliquary presents “Ball Four Turns Forty,” an exhibition celebrating one of the great books in American literature, Jim Bouton’s Ball Four, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of its publication. The exhibition, which opens on Monday, August 9 and runs through October 1, 2010, will be held in the lobby display cases of the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California.

SPECIAL PROGRAM: In conjunction with the exhibition, “Ball Four Turns Forty,” the Baseball Reliquary will present a day-long event on Saturday, September 18, 2010, from 11:00 am-5:00 pm, at the Burbank Central Library Auditorium. The festivities will include two panel discussions on Ball Four and the Seattle Pilots; the Los Angeles premiere screening of the documentary film, The Seattle Pilots: Short Flight Into History; and a book signing with Jim Bouton, who will appear in person from his home in Massachusetts.

1 comment:

Duedsml said...

And today's Burbank Leader has a nice article on the exhibit too!

http://www.burbankleader.com/sports/tn-blr-sp-baseball-20100810,0,4947449.story