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Elmhurst Historical Museum to host World Series lecture

Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 1:06 p.m. CDT
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Bruce Rubenstein, a professor of history at the University of Michigan-Flint, will give a lecture on Chicago teams at the World Series at the Elmhurst Historical Museum.

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.

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