Saturday February 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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1930 Grande Room 
1930 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

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Catherine Cueto 
Tampa Baseball Museum at the Al Lopez House 

"Latinos and Baseball" Collecting Event 

Join the Tampa Baseball Museum at the Al Lopez House for "Latinos and Baseball", a nationwide artifact collecting initiative in partnership with the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The event includes screenings of baseball videos, a panel discussion with players and scholars, an autograph session, and book signings. This is a FREE EVENT, however registrations are requested.

Collection Times
 10 am - 12 pm  |  2 pm - 4 pm
The public is invited to bring memorabilia, documents and photographs for review by Smithsonian curators who will be onsite to consider materials for possible donation to the national collections. 
Bring materials about Latino players, coaches, managers, announcers, writers,etc.
related to baseball throughout the USA.

Great Events All Day

10 am-11 am Breakfast with Raymond (Tampa Bay Rays Official Mascot) and screenings of           "Baseball from the Beginning". Pastries, coffee and soft drinks will be served.
11 am-12 pm Screening of a presentation by Yale University's Dr. Roberto González Echevarría
on the Tampa Smokers-Havana Cubans Rivalry 

12 pm-1 pm Panel discussion with Orestes Destrade, Art Keeble,
Dr. Gary Mormino, 
Coach Frank Permuy, and Wes Singletary. Moderated by Mario Nuñez of the Tampa Native Show
1 pm-2 pm Reception, networking, book signings, autograph session with players

Book Signings:  Art Keeble, Coach Pete Mulry, Ray Negron, Wes Singletary, Sam Zygner
Autographs: Orestes Destrade, Nardi Contreras, Ray Negron, and more.... 

Throughout the day: Scheduled tours of the Tampa Baseball Museum Site with Curator Elizabeth McCoy, including a preview of exhibits and artifacts that will be on display once the museum opens

Free Admission  |  Complimentary Refreshments