BASEBALL PROGRAM AT HISTORY MUSEUM JULY 11Quincy, Ill., July 6, 2021 —The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County continues its Golden Age of Quincy Series with a presentation on baseball through the years in Quincy and a program by St. Louis author Mike Mitchell on his book Mr. Rickey’s Redbirds: Baseball, Beer, Scandals and Celebrations in St. Louis, on Sunday, July 11, at 2:00 pm in the History Museum on the Square, 332 Maine, Quincy.
Mitchell will discuss how Branch Rickey took St. Louis from being a struggling franchise to becoming one of the most dominant teams in the National League. Mitchell will be available following the program for a “Meet the Author” book signing, and copies of Mr. Rickey’s Redbirds will available for purchase at the event.
HSQAC Executive Director Rob Mellon will discuss the history of baseball in Quincy. A display featuring vintage Quincy baseball pictures and artifacts will also be featured.
The program is free and is open to the public.
July 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm