July 10 – Larry Doby Tribute
Celebrating the life of an American hero, the Museum will screen the acclaimed documentary “Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story” at 2 p.m. Doby was the first player to integrate the American League, debuting for the Cleveland Indians on July 5, 1947 – almost 11 weeks after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers). Regular Museum admission.
July and August Dates – Fun Youth Educational Programs
Do you have kids in grades 1-5 that love to learn, craft, and play games? Come join us at the Museum! We will be holding morning educational programs throughout July and August that focus on learning about baseball teams, stadiums, mascots, and other fun facts about baseball. Each session will feature a fun lesson, activity, and an educational game.
Program dates are: July 12, 13, 14, 26, 27, 28, and August 15, 16, 17, and 18. Kids are $10, parents and guardians are free. To sign up, email email@example.com or call us at (973)655-2378.
July 27 – Yankee Stadium Tour
Behind-the-scenes tour of the incomparable Yankee Stadium. Tour includes an insiders look at the dugout, the Yankee Museum, the press box, Monument Park and more. Luxury bus transportation, snacks and souvenir provided. The bus leaves the Yogi Berra Museum at 9:30 a.m.
Tickets are $75 per person. Call (973)655-2378 to RSVP.
July 18-22 – Bruce Beck and Ian Eagle Sports Broadcasting Camp
Embarking on their 15th annual camp, sportscast legends Bruce Beck and Ian Eagle provide the insights and hands-on skills to succeed in the industry. The camp has been a springboard for hundreds of local students to launch college and professional broadcasting careers. Call (908) 233-1113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 1-5 – Museum Baseball Camp
Baseball camp for kids ages 7-13 to learn, have fun and enhance their skills in all phases of the game. Under the direction of Andrew Mulvey and his staff, we provide the opportunity for young players to improve their ability level and develop into the best player possible with all out-door activities taking place at the nearby Montclair State playing fields. Camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Refreshments, lunch and a camp T-shirt are provided.
Fee $295 if registered before May 22 ($325 after May 22). Download application or call (973) 655-2378.
Aug. 8-10 – Sports Business Academy
Intensive three-day program in partnership with Lunar Sports Group for high school and college students seeking a career in sports. Students are provided a unique opportunity to network and gain insights from highly accomplished professionals, becoming better prepared to start their career in sports.
Program runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Registration $275 (or $299 if you register after June 15, 2016). To register:
Make checks payable to Sports Business Academy, c/o Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, 8 Yogi Berra Dr., Little Falls, NJ 07424, or register online here.
Aug. 16 – Yankee Stadium Suite Night
Enjoy the NY Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays game in a Yankee Stadium party suite in the company of celebrity guests. Food and beverages included. Tickets are $500, to RSVP call (973)655-2378.
Sept. 17 – Brian Kenny Discussion and Booksigning
MLB Network host and commentator Brian Kenny will share stories from baseball’s past and present and discuss his new book “Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution.” In “Ahead of the Curve”, Kenny shows how baseball has been revolutionized—not destroyed—by analytical thinking. Event runs from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. in our theater.
Books available for purchase at Museum. To pre-order a copy, call (973) 655-2378.
Sept. 29 – Black Maria Film Festival
Series of sports-related films and shorts from the Black Maria Film Festival, the national touring festival which showcases independent films from all over the world. Films will be introduced by Festival director Jane Steuerwald, who will lead a discussion afterward. Program begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for students. To RSVP: (973) 655-2378.