American History Through Baseball Uniforms

by  National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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Baseball uniforms tell us a great deal about American history. Just by studying changes to uniforms, we can correspond those changes to real life events and trends.

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About This Program


By Request: $150.00

There is an additional charge of $10 for those participants who need to download the software for Field Trip Zoom.

Participants in the Baseball Hall of Fame Membership Program receive a $25 discount on each of their programs. Visit www.Baseballhall.org for more information on the Hall of Fame's Membership Program.


One Hour

Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum number of participants. However, for optimum interactivity we suggest you limit the group to no more than 30 participants. If your program must exceed this number please contact the Hall of Fame at Education@Baseballhallofame.org or (607)547-0347 to discuss your programming optio

Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode

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

Booking Information

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

If the program is cancelled or rescheduled at least one week prior to the date of the program, then no fee is charged. If the program is cancelled or rescheduled less than one week prior to the scheduled date of the videoconference, then a $25.00 administrative fee may be charged.

Programs cancelled without notice by the school will be charged the entire program fee.

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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.

Education Department

Program Details


1. Introduction to Baseball Hall of Fame.
2. Presentation on the evolution of baseball uniforms and how they correspond to major events in American history.
3. Question and answer session with students.


A. Examine baseball uniforms of the last 150 years.

B. Learn about major historical events of the 20th century and how they are reflected in uniform changes.

c. Learn about the exhibits offered at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum proudly presents fun-filled, content-rich experiences for students from pre-K to grade 12. Our field trips are all aligned with Common Core State Standards, and also support other learning goals.

Grades 3-5: CCSS ELA CONTENT: W.3.8/4.8/5.8, SL.3.1/4.1/5.1 - MCREL STANDARDS: Technology.Level 2.Standards 3,4,6
Grades 6-8: CCSS ELA CONTENT: SL.6.1/7.1/8.1, SL.6.2/7.2/8.2, SL.6.4/7.4/8.4 - MCREL STANDARDS: Technology.Level 3.Standards 3,4,6
Grades 9-12: CCSS ELA CONTENT: SL.9-10.1/11-12.1, SL.9-10.4/11-12.4 - MCREL STANDARDS: Technology.Level 3.Standards 3,4,6