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Gordon Olson, Historian. Old Time Baseball
The Cheshire Kitchen -
2162 Plainfield NE
Grand Rapids, MI, 49505
March 28, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00
Gordon Olson, Grand Rapids City Historian Emeritus, served as Grand Rapids City Historian for 24 years and is the author and editor of numerous local history books, including A Grand Rapids Sampler, Grand Rapids, A City Renewed, and histories of Amway, Steelcase, Grand Rapids Foundation, and Irwin Seating Company. (gordonolson.com) In addition, Gordon has an interest in and knowledge of old time baseball and has been a key figure in bringing the early version of the sport to visibility in and beyond Grand Rapids. As we anticipate the 2017 baseball season, come with a friend to learn more about the games early version and practices.