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With the season in full swing, baseball fans can view vintage clips of White Sox shortstop Luis Aparicio, Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams, San Francisco Giants centerfielder Willie Mays, Cleveland Indians outfielder Larry Doby, Montreal Expos outfielder Rusty Staub and other top players from baseball history at Block Cinema.
All are included in the sixth annual spring screening of rare films from the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Northwestern University’s Block Cinema.
Block Cinema will show selections of archival baseball footage at 7 p.m. on June 10, in the James B. Pick and Rosalyn M. Laudati Auditorium of the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Drive. The screening is open to the public. General admission is $6. Admission with a Northwestern WildCARD, Block Museum membership or student ID is $4. The screening also will feature footage from the Cincinnati Reds 1966 Spring Training season; highlights from the 1926 World Series (St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees) and the 1948 World Series (Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves); and highlights of the Kansas City Athletics (1956) and Montreal Expos in their first season (1969).