The Kid is Alright

When: Wed., May 20 2015

Set in the late 1940s, after Cleveland Indians just won the 1948 World Series, The Kid from Cleveland, a 1949 drama that features cameos by players such as Bill Veeck, Hank Greenberg, Bob Feller, Satchel Paige and Larry Doby, centers on how a baseball team inspires a down-on-his luck youngster (Russ Tamblyn) to get his life together. The movie shows tonight at 7 at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. Baseball historian Morris Eckhouse of the Baseball Heritage Museum will lead a talk-back session led. Admission is $12, $6 for Maltz Museum members. A ticket to the event includes admission to Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American. (Niesel)


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