Date: Saturday, February 25
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Allendale Branch Library
1130 S. Marengo Ave.,
Contact: (626) 791-7647 or email@example.com
In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and Pasadena Public Library present a program honoring Los Angeles baseball pioneer Emmett Ashford, the first African American umpire to officiate in both minor and major league baseball, on Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 3:00 pm, at the Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California.
Emmett Ashford’s daughter, Adrienne Cherie Ashford, will discuss her father’s extraordinary career and legacy; will sign copies of her biography, Strrr-ike!!: Emmett Ashford, Major League Umpire; and will show video clips of her father working games in the 1970 World Series. Ashford’s biography will be available for $15.00 per copy.
For further information, contact the Baseball Reliquary by phone at (626) 791-7647 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For directions, phone the Allendale Branch Library at (626) 744-7260.
The program is made possible, in part, by a grant to the Baseball Reliquary from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.