Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

 They Played for the Love of the Game

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 7:00
Location: Virtual
Fees: FREE

Due to COVID-19, this presentation will take place virtually. The event will be hosted through Zoom, a video conferencing site. No account is required to view the presentation.

Join the Dakota County Historical Society for our monthly book club, "Books From Our Shelves."  

April's book is "They Played for the Love of the Game: Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota" by Frank White.

A tale of unsung heroes and forgotten stars who battled discrimination and other hardships to play the game they loved, told by the son of one such legend of Minnesota black baseball.

For a full summary, please visit the Goodreads website by clicking here.

Registration for this virtual event is required. After registering you will receive a confirmation email. A separate email closer to the date will be sent containing the link and passcode for joining the event.

We are offering this program free of charge, but encourage you to make a donation to the Dakota County Historical Society to offset the loss of revenue we are experiencing through cancelled in-person events. These donations will allow us to continue operating a high level and continue to provide presentations like this in the future. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Dakota County Historical Society by phone (651-552-7548) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). For the best response time, please use email.

 

This event is made possible by the Union Pacific Foundation COVID-19 Relief Grant.

 

Upcoming Book Club events:

  • May 20, 2021: Votes for Women!" by Winifred Conkling
  • June 17, 2021: "The Heart of Everything That Is" by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin
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