Photo of Hank Greenberg hitting a home run, from "Chasing Dreams" at Skirball Cultural Center

"Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American" at Skirball Cultural Center

04/07/2016

Discover Los Angeles

From Hank Greenberg and Sandy Koufax to Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, Fernando Valenzuela and Ichiro Suzuki, these players didn’t just play the game - they changed it. For generations of American Jews and other minorities, they served as athletic, cultural and ethical role models. Through more than 130 original objects - including game-worn uniforms, films and historic footage, awards, baseball cards, and signed memorabilia - the exhibition pays tribute to these major league game changers and, just as importantly, the community of fans they inspired.