A Stitch in Time: American History Through Baseball Uniforms

by  National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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This program examines features of baseball uniforms and how they reflect key moments in American history throughout the 20th and 21st centuries..

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About This Program


By Request: $150.00

Each connection is $150.00.


45 minutes to 1 hour

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Industrial Technology, Social Studies/History

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Virtual Field Trips are offered Mondays through Fridays, between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm Eastern Time.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

With advanced notice of at least one day, programs can be cancelled without a penalty.

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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 short visual tour of the Hall of Fame.

We then present significant uniform changes in chronological order.

Students are asked questions at various points.

At the end of the program, the teacher will ask for questions from the students.


Participants will gain an understanding of major events in American history.

Through visual clues, participants will learn why certain changes have been made to baseball uniforms since the middle of the 19th century.