16 2022

Baseball in the Berkshires with Larry Moore

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

This Federation event takes place at Knesset Israel 16 Colt Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201


Contact Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
413-442-4360 x10

Please note: Masking and proof of vaccination for those eligible are required.

Larry Moore will share the story of Baseball in the Berkshires' educational mission and history. From town ball and the Massachusetts Game to T-ball, Little League, Cal Ripken Baseball, Babe Ruth Baseball, American Legion Baseball, High School Baseball, Collegian Baseball, Adult League Baseball, Wahconah Park Baseball, Minor League Baseball, and Major League Baseball, the history and culture of baseball are entwined in the towns and families from Sheffield and Ashley Falls to North Adams and Williamstown.

Larry Moore is a retired teacher who worked as a Physical Education Specialist in the Central Berkshire Regional School District for 37 years. Six years ago, Larry, along with Tom Daly, Jim Overmyer, and Kevin Larkin established a group of baseball enthusiasts who have put together baseball exhibits throughout Berkshire County. He also helped co-author the book Baseball in the Berkshires: A County’s Common Bond. Larry is a resident of Lenox and has spent many years working with the young people of the Berkshires, as an educator, coach, official, and business owner. 

This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series and will be followed by a kosher hot lunch. Lunch is a $3 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age or $7 for all others. Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made by calling (413) 442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.