Cultural Diversity: Diversity in the Dugout

by  National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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The program provides an overview on racial and ethnic communities and the ways that they have changed the landscape of baseball since the late 1800s.

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About This Program


By Request: $150.00


45 minutes to an hour and 15 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Primary Disciplines

Economics/Business, International, Social Studies/History Cultural Diversity

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

The full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice. Cancellations for weather-related reasons will be honored, with no payment required.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Cooperstown, NY
United States

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is a not-for-profit educational institution dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of baseball and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to our National Pastime.

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Program Details


The program begins with a definition of cultural diversity. We then discuss immigration and the reasons why people have emigrated to the United States since the late 1800s. The program then features a discussion of the ban on black players, the influence of Native Americans, and the more recent trend of Asian players coming to the major leagues.


Students will learn how to define cultural diversity by exploring the subject's relevance to baseball.

Students will learn about immigration and its effect on baseball, beginning in the 19th century.

Students will learn about the influence of African-American, Latino, and Native American athletes on the National Pastime.

Students will

Standards Alignment

National Standards

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State Standards

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