BATTER UP: A HISTORY OF AUGUSTA BASEBALL IN IMAGES AND MEMORABILIA
The Georgia Room will feature an exhibit of all things baseball on loan from local collector and Augusta baseball aficionado, Lamar Garrard. The display will feature Ty Cobb, as well as programs and photos of the Augusta Tigers, Augusta Yankees, Jennings Stadium and Warren Park. Other players featured will be George Stallings, Bill Johnson, Lou Brissie, Harry Smythe and more. Memorabilia from the Augusta Pirates and the Augusta Greenjackets will be included, and photos of the 1913 Richmond Academy baseball team. Photos of Augusta teams in 1908 and 1921, and miscellaneous player photos of the early 1900s will also be on display. The exhibit will be up from June-July 2016.