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Shadowball: The Negro Baseball Leagues featuring Bobby Norfolk

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Mineral Area College Fine Arts Theater

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5270 Flat River Road

Park Hills, MO 63601

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Come see this homerun of a show! “Shadowball: The Negro Baseball Leagues” is a one-man theatrical performance with emmy-award-winning Bobby Norfolk. Come experience history through baseball on Friday, February 28, at 7:00 p.m. at the Mineral Area College Fine Arts Theater. Tickets are $8 adults / $5 students available at the Mineral Area College Bookstore and on Eventbrite.com.

Shadowball takes the audience on a fascinating journey through the heyday of the Negro Baseball Leagues, a time when this country was segregated by Jim Crow laws, and America’s “National Pastime” wore two faces, the whites-only Major Leagues and the upstart Negro National League. In this powerful and riveting performance, Norfolk tells stories of exploits both on and off the field, focusing on the St. Louis Stars own James “Cool Papa” Bell, and the Kasas City Monarch’s Leroy “Satchel” Paige. Bobby invites his audience to experience the harsh discrimination, adversity, and eventual Hall of Fame triumph for some of these players.

Historical slides and period music enhance this emotional performance, illustrating the clash of race, sports and culture. This event will thrill baseball fans, comedy fans, and history buffs alike! Mr. Norfolk brings history to life in a riveting and entertaining way.

For more information contact Scottye Adkins at sadkins@MineralArea.edu or 573-518-2125 or visit www.MineralAreaArts.org.

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Mineral Area College Fine Arts Theater

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5270 Flat River Road

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