Thursday, 4/26/2018, 7-8 pm
UDT Main Meeting Room (upstairs)
Baseball historian Rich Westcott will discuss his latest book Biz Mackey, a Giant behind the Plate: The Story of the Negro League Star and Hall of Fame Catcher. Using archival materials and interviews with former Negro League players, Rich Westcott chronicles the catcher’s life and remarkable career as well as providing an in-depth look at Philadelphia Negro League history.
Book Sale & Signing too!
Presenter: Rich Westcott is a leading authority on Philadelphia baseball and the author of 25 previous books. A newspaper and magazine writer, an editor for more than 40 years, he is also the former president of the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association.