ELMHURST – Baseball fans are invited to a free lecture on Chicago teams in the World Series.
Bruce Rubenstein, a professor of history at the University of Michigan-Flint, will talk about covering a century of championship diamond contests in the Windy City, from the intra-city classic of 1906 to the end of the White Sox's 88-year championship drought in 2005. Contemporary accounts from newspapers and sports publications will complement his commentary.
Rubenstein, the author of "Chicago in the World Series 1903-2005: The Cubs and White Sox in Championship Play," has presented numerous papers on baseball and sports writing on the World Series.
The free lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at Elmhurst Historical Museum Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave.