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Baseball and Books: Tuesday, April 12

The Friends of the UNCG Libraries invite you to a free talk by Brett Friedlander author of "Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams' Doc Graham", at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, April 12 in the Dogwood Room of the Elliott University Center at UNCG, followed by a book signing at the UNCG-Wake Forest baseball game at the UNCG baseball stadium, which begins at 6 pm. The baseball game is also free.

Moonlight Graham was made famous by Burt Lancaster in the film, but his real life is also interesting. Moonlight's brother was UNC system president Frank Porter Graham, and his cousin was UNCG Chancellor Edward Kidder Graham. He also juggled a career in minor league baseball with his medical training,

Co-sponsored with the Athletics Department.