Play Ball, Mr. President!
Open House June 4, 2005
10 to 2
To mark the opening of the new exhibit, "Play Ball, Mr. President!" the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library in Ann Arbor will host an open house on Saturday June 4, 2005 from 10 to 2.  Visitors  will have a chance to talk baseball with former Detroit Tiger Don Lund and writer Joseph McCauley author of the book, Ebbets Field: Brooklyn's Baseball Shrine.  There will also be refreshments and games for the kids, and a showing of the Ronald Reagan and Doris Day film, The Winning Team, about St. Louis Cardinal great Grover Cleveland Alexander.

The exhibit features photographs, documents, and artifacts showcasing the relationship between the nation's Chief Executives and the nation's pastime. Admission and parking for the exhibit is free.

The Ford Library is located in Ann Arbor, on the North Campus of the University of Michigan (directions).  For more about the exhibit or the open house, please contact the Ford Library at (734) 205-0555.

After the open house, the exhibit can be seen Monday-Friday from 8:45-4:45 through September 6. 

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Last Updated: June 1, 2005