An Evening with Branch Rickey
Sep 27, 2010FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DR. RICHARD CHAPMAN, associate professor, History
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
AN EVENING WITH BRANCH RICKEY AT CONCORDIA
Dr. John “Chuck” Chalberg, a historian who teaches at Normandale Community College, Bloomington, Minn., specializes in the dramatic first person presentations of several significant historic characters, among them Branch Rickey. Chalberg will present Branch Rickey at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4 in the Centrum, Knutson Campus Center on the campus of Concordia College.
Branch Rickey is best known for pioneering and developing the farm team concept in Major League Baseball and especially for his role in the racial integration of the game through his signing of Jackie Robinson in 1946. Chalberg’s presentation will include a question and answer session both in and out of character.
The presentation is free and open to the public.