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Date(s) - Saturday, July 8, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pinecrest Branch Library

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Sam Zygner – Baseball Under the Palms

The Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society welcomes Sam Zygner, author of several books on the history of baseball in Miami, to our Saturday, July 8th meeting at 2pm at the Pinecrest Branch Library.

Sam’s books are titled, Baseball Under the Palms – History of Miami Minor League Baseball the Early Years: 1892-1960; and Baseball Under the Palms – History of Miami Minor League Baseball Volume 2: 1962-1991.

Sam’s historic presentation consists of an overview of the scope of minor league history in Miami and Miami Beach, the years 1892 through 1991, with a focus on the major highlights, the important names associated with overall baseball history that made their mark in Miami, and historic events and figures that coincided with the game as it developed from townball to officially-sanctioned professional play.

Sam Zygner is the author of three books detailing the comprehensive history of Miami minor league baseball. He has served as the Chairperson for the South Florida Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) since 2006 and received his MBA from Saint Leo University.

Please register with the Pinecrest library for in-person or online attendance:

a zoom link will be emailed to all registered participants