Hometown Teams List of Exhibits & Locations
Allegany Museum, 9 Pershing St Cumberland. www.alleganymuseum.org
Smithsonian Hometown Teams exhibit along with the 1930s’ Cumberland baseball stadium where Babe Ruth and Lefty Grove played, the story of our Special Olympian gold-medalist, and highlights of the career of longtime sports reporter Jiggs Burns.
Allegany College of Maryland, Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland. www.allegany.edu
Sports memorabilia, photos, and video of sports in College history
Allegany County Library, 76 Main St, Lonaconing. www.alleganycountylibrary.info
Focus on the career of famous pitcher Robert Moses “Lefty” Grove, born in Lonaconing. Book readings and talks by local athletes
William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts, 104 Washington St, Cumberland.
Exhibition of marbles and sports-themed paintings and sculptures; demonstration competition by local marble champions on game mats by artist Greg Malloy; display of history of Marble King factory.
Frostburg Museum, 69 Hill St, Frostburg. www.frostburgmuseum.org
Photographs, memorabilia and video documentary of Beall High School sports
Frostburg State University, 101 Braddock Road, Frostburg. www.frostburg.edu
An exhibition about players who are part of the college’s Hall of Fame.
Gordon Roberts House, 218 Washington St, Cumberland
Exhibition of cheerleader, drill team, and music marching band uniforms and other artifacts
Mountain City Traditional Arts, 25 E. Main Street, Frostburg.
Exhibition featuring roller derby, track and field, and cross country; scrapbooking and quilting workshops using sports jerseys and uniforms
May 30 through July 18 2015
Hometown Teams is a part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and The Maryland Humanities Council. Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress.