“Baseball Americana” at the Library of Congress

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A major exhibition opening on June 29 at the Library of Congress will celebrate baseball as community, including the people, from amateur players to professionals, baseball diamonds from city lots to rural fields and places across the globe from Mexico to Japan that have embraced the game. “Baseball Americana” will explore baseball’s gritty roots, its changing traditions and the game today. The yearlong exhibition will be on view in the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE. The exhibition is free and open to the public, Mondays through Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. loc.gov