More Than Just a Game: The Birth of Organized Sports in America



Location: Online, Elmhurst, IL 60126
Start Date/Time: April 08, 2021 - Various Times
End Date/Time: July 21, 2021

Elmhurst History Museum director Dave Oberg will explain the 19th and early 20th century origins of organized sports in the U.S. This engaging program explores the early history of popular competitive sports, including baseball, football, basketball, volleyball, golf, and tennis, as well as the rise of uniforms, mascots, and popular sports traditions. Free.

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