River Forest Public Library River Forest Public Library

Before the Chicago Cubs: Baseball Comes to the Windy City, Saturday, 6/3, 2-3:30 PM

Historian Bruce Allardice takes a look at the National Pastime during the 1850s and 1860s in Chicago. He focuses on how baseball spread locally, who played it, how the Civil War affected the development of the game, and how the Chicago Cubs were formed! Brought to you in partnership with the River Forest Township.