Baseball Greats of New York’s Past
Where: Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th St., Brooklyn
718-210-3080 Price: $30
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Play ball! Kick off the 2017 season with a tour exploring the pioneers of America’s favorite pastime that count among Green-Wood’s permanent residents.
Lead by baseball historian and member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR, aka the folks who brought you Money Ball) Tom Gilbert, you’ll visit the monuments and gravestones of Henry Chadwick, the Father of Baseball, who invented the game’s scoring system; James Creighton, baseball’s first national star; Charles Ebbets, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers; the great hitter Charlie Smith; and many others who played a role in making baseball America’s National Pastime. Green‑Wood Historian Jeff Richman will co-host the tour.
Trolley tour is $30; $25 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and members of the Brooklyn Historical Society. Reservations are recommended. To make an online reservation or to find out more information, visit www.green-wood.com/toursevents or call 718-210-3080.Buy tickets/get more info now