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Historic Durham Athletic Park

500 West Corporation Street

Durham, NC 27701

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Join Duke Homestead Education & History Corporation at the Historic Durham Athletic Park on August 11 for a vintage "base ball" game that celebrates and includes all those who contributed to the game over the past century and a half!

Experience the beginnings of America's pastime in Durham's historic ballpark - just a bat, a ball, and a lively match. Organized by the nonprofit friends of Duke Homestead State Historic Site (Duke Homestead Education and History Corporation), a team of vintage ballers will take on local sports media personalities, playing by vintage rules. We'll have game-inspired crafts and activities for kids. Don't forget to bring your appetite for food trucks, Bull Durham Beer Company brews, and old fashioned concessions. Hurrah!

This program will also recognize Durham's rich and complex baseball history, which includes decades of segregation during the Jim Crow era. We will share the story of segregation at the Durham Athletic Park and the Negro League, as well as the the early history of the game.

The event will take place August 11 from 4-8pm. Gates will open at 3:30pm.** Look for free weekend parking on the street and in nearby lots.

Tickets cost $5 per person, kids 4 & under are free! Get your ticket in advance online, or at the door (cash only).



Thank you to our sponsors, Capitol Broadcasting Company, the Durham Bulls, and Stone Brothers & Byrd Garden Center.



All proceeds from the event will benefit the nonprofit friends of Duke Homestead, the Duke Homestead Education and History Corporation.


**This event will not be canceled due to weather unless the conditions are hazardous. In the event of a hazardous weather cancelation, tickets will be refunded. No other refunds will be issued within 7 days of the event.

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