Lecture and book signing with author Sherman Jenkins
Jenkins will discuss Ted Strong Jr.: The Untold Story of an Original Harlem Globetrotter and Negro League All-Star. Published in 2016, the book profiles one of the first two-sport professional athletes in the United States. Ted Strong competed in the 1930s and 1940s, excelling in both basketball and baseball. Jenkins sorts facts from myth about this determined and talented athlete.
Robert R. McCormick House Freedom Hall, 3:00-4:00PM
Free with registration (Cantigny Park parking fee still applies).
Advance registration is required due to limited seating capacity.