Curator's Choice: Legends of the Dead Ball Era

Clip | 3m 8s

At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, curator Freyda Spira gives NYC-ARTS a tour of the exhibition “Legends of the Dead Ball Era: Cards from the Jefferson Burdick Collection.” According to the curator, these colorful cards -- from a period of baseball around 1900 and 1919, when “the game was really about strategy and small ball” -- represent “a very significant part of American culture.”

Aired: 09/18/13

Rating: NR

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