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Baseball in the Bronx


1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St Bronx NY 10463  718-681-6000   |

St. Pius Catholic summer league player Gene Rosario, c. 1982  Credit: Photo submitted by Andrew Rosario

Baseball in the Bronx
Submit your photos
Do you know baseball in the Bronx?
Do you know someone who plays baseball in the park
or as part of a school team?
Do you have friends, relatives, or neighbors who played
baseball in the Bronx when they were growing up?

This is an OPEN CALL for historical and contemporary
photographs from students, area residents, baseball 
aficionados, and others, documenting sandlot, youth, 
adult, semi pro and high school baseball in the Bronx 
from the 1940's or earlier to the present day.

Up to five photographs from each submission will be 
exhibited at The Bronx Museum of the Arts in the exhibition 
Baseball in the Bronx, on view from April 13 through 
May 13, 2012.  
Submissions deadline is March 16, 2012.

How to submit
You can submit online by adding your photos to the Flickr 
group “Baseball in the Bronx”, at 
or you may mail or drop off prints (not originals) at the 
Bronx Museum. Prints should be sent together with the 
submission form in one envelope.
Click here 
to download the submission form, or write to  
Baseball in the Bronx has been generously supported by the New York Yankees 
Foundation and is co-produced by the 161 Street Business Improvement District.

1040 Grand Concourse at 165th St
Bronx, New York 10456
: Take the "D" or "B" to the 167 Street/Grand Concourse station. Exit at rear of station; walk south along Grand Concourse two blocks.

Or take the "4" to the 161St/Yankee Stadium station. Walk east three blocks to the Grand Concourse, and then walk north four blocks along Grand Concourse to 165th Street.

BY BUS: Take the Bx1, Bx2, or BxM4 Express to 165th St. and Grand Concourse.

Thursday  11 am - 6 pm
Friday  11 am - 8 pm
Saturday  11 am - 6 pm
Sunday  11 am - 6 pm
Mon-Wed  Closed

Fridays: Free Admission
The Bronx Museum of the Arts receives ongoing general operating support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with the cooperation of the Bronx Borough President and the Bronx Delegation of the New York City Council; Bloomberg Philanthropies; the Lambent Foundation; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; Bronx Delegation of the New York State Assembly; The Scherman Foundation, The May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; the Gilbert MacKay Foundation; The Liman Foundation; and individuals.


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