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Veterans Day Weekend
Buffalo Soldiers Museum will pay tribute to the favorite pass-time for these men Baseball. For the record the Buffalo Soldiers were some champion baseball team at Historic Fort Lawton in Seattle.
11am – 12pm Phil S. Dixon Presentation; Author, Speaker, Historian from National Negro League Baseball Museum
Phil S. Dixon is a road warrior, a veracious interviewer, a tireless researcher and writer who has interviewed over 500 players, wives and their offspring for a unique perspective of the American and Negro League baseball experience, works for which he won a SABR MacMillan Award (Society of American Baseball Researchers) for his excellence in historical research. He is best known for his 7 non-fiction books which includes “The Negro Baseball Leagues A Photographs History, 1867-1955,” a Casey Award winner as the best baseball book of the year in 1992.
11am - 1pm Chasing Dreams: Reviving Intercity Baseball
Baseball Alumni Brian Hunter signs autographs
Brian Lee Hunter (born March 25, 1971) is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball. At 6'4" and around 180 lbs, he was known for stealing over 70 bases in 1997.
12pm - 1pm "Conversation” featuring Michael Winkle
The accomplished Portland-based jazz/pop vocalist fronts his quartet with a wide range of interpretive styles.