Billie Jean King: Champion. Activist. Legend.
Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this traveling exhibition presents more than 75 photographs of King’s extraordinary life, including her journey to achieve 39 Grand Slam titles and the world number one ranking in women’s tennis. An inspirational champion on and off the court, King’s lifelong advocacy for equality and social justice is brought to life in this first ever exhibition about her life.
In-Person and Virtual School Trips
The Museum offers interactive, sports-based education experiences that give students a chance to meet in real time with their teachers (and with one another,) while exploring topics in STEM, history and language arts.
For more information contact Education Director Jenny Pollack.
At-Home Learning Through Baseball
Free, multimedia lesson plans explore important topics of Race, Immigration, Gender & Financial Literacy through the lens of baseball. Virtual learning has never been more accessible or fun.
Exciting readings, off-screen activities, thought-provoking questions and multimedia tools create an engaging, accessible learning experience for middle and high school students. And our plans meet NJ State and Common Core National Standards, so they're the perfect supplement to classroom curriculum.
Discover Greatness is Available Virtually
2020 marked the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues. In honor of this milestone, DISCOVER GREATNESS showcases 90 photographs and Negro Leagues artifacts illustrating the rich history of Black baseball from the late 1800s–1960s.
A Glimpse of the Museum
Yogi launched this baseball for his 358th, and final, home run of his illustrious career. It was a two-run shot in the bottom of the 4th inning at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 1963.