Montreal for sure! A history of baseball

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MONTRÉAL, June 27, 2017 / CNW Telbec / – As part of Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the Mayor of Montreal, Mr. Denis Coderre and City Council President Frantz Benjamin invite Montrealers To visit the exhibition Montréal for sure! A history of baseball .

From June 27 to August 19, come in large numbers at the Town Hall to discover the history of baseball in Montreal from 1860 to the present day. Nearly 120 precious and unpublished objects that belonged to Montreal baseball players such as Jackie Robinson and Gary Carter are on display. Also, a component focusing on women’s baseball will be honored. An exhibition made possible thanks to the collaboration of many partners and private collectors.

“Let’s remember that baseball is well anchored in the history of our metropolis. For years, this sport has stoked the passion of Montrealers, either by amateur leagues or friendly parties. The Montréal exhibition for sure! Proposes you to discover and rediscover the history of Montreal baseball, is not to be missed, “said Mr. Denis Coderre, mayor of Montreal.

“In this year of celebrating the 375 th anniversary of Montreal, the city is celebrating and throughout the summer, many free activities will be held at City Hall. I invite Montréalers to come in large numbers to visit their city hall this summer. Dive into Montreal’s baseball history by visiting Montreal for sure! , And also enjoy the wide range of activities rich in culture and history, “said Mr. Frantz Benjamin, chairman of the city council.

Unveiling to the public

For the unveiling that will take place on June 27, City Hall will be open until 8:30 pm!

From 6:30 pm, 30-minute guided tours in French and English will be offered free of charge and without reservation. Make-up artists, balloon sculptors and mascots including Youppi !, will be on hand.

Citizens will be able to visit the exhibition in grand premiere! The first 30 arrivals will be able to make a special French tour of the exhibition with Commissioner Eveline Martin-Archambault .

Departure of a visit in French and one in English in the hall of honor every half hour from 6:30 pm.

Montreal City Hall

Town Hall
275 Notre-Dame Street East
Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1C6

Access ramp for people with reduced mobility: 510 Gosford Street.


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