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Osher Institutes Learning through Baseball

Spring has arrived, and with it, the start of baseball season. Many Osher Institute members share a passion for sports, and baseball in particular with a high level of interest in learning about the many different facets of baseball or experiencing baseball in a different way.Baseball Bat

As demonstrated in the recent course offerings listed below, from history, to films, to literature, there are a variety of approaches to the subject of baseball that inspire curiosity in OLLI members. While you can’t steal first base, the potential for learning and socializing both in the classroom and at the field are a great reason to design curriculum or a trip that suits your local Osher Institute community.

OLLI at Aquinas College
A Team of their Own: Women’s Professional Baseball League

OLLI at Dartmouth College
Take Me Out to the Movies! Eight of the Best Baseball Films Ever Made

OLLI at Northwestern University
Literature of Baseball

OLLI at University of Arkansas
Professional Baseball History in Northwest Arkansas

OLLI at University of Delaware
Talkin’ Baseball II – The Richness of America’s National Pastime in Our Lifetime

OLLI at University of Nebraska Lincoln
OLLI at the Bat – Trip to a Game

OLLI at University of North Carolina Asheville
Baseball: Statistics and Science

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