Museum Exhibits

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Cradle of Aviation Museum - World Leaders on the Ball! A Collection of Autographed Baseballs

On Exhibit Sept. 27 through Nov. 8 The Cradle of Aviation Museum will be exhibiting a large portion of the internationally recognized Randy L. Kaplan Collection of autographed baseballs from world leaders and heads of state from September 27 through November 8 to coincide with the World Series and the 2016 presidential elections. The exhibit is free with museum admission. World Leaders on the Ball! features over 180 signed baseballs from leaders, both past and […]

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Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum - The Signature of Baseball January 24 – March 22, 2015

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum will be exhibiting a large portion of the internationally recognized Randy L. Kaplan Collection of autographed baseballs from world leaders and heads of state. The exhibit, The Signature of Baseball, features over 180 signed baseballs from leaders, both past and present, from all over the globe, including the late South African President Nelson Mandela, former leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Margaret Thatcher as well as the nation’s sitting President Barack Obama. […]

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Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library - On the Ball: A Collection of Head of State Signatures – June 24 – December 14, 2014

On the Ball is an exhibit of 116 baseballs, from the collection of Randy Kaplan that have been signed by various heads of state, including two Kings, an Emir, a Prince, thirteen female heads of state, as well as Prime Ministers and Presidents from around the globe. Kaplan’s extraordinary baseball collection contains 1,000 baseballs autographed by 150 heads of state and high ranking political leaders from various countries. The exhibit will be on display through […]

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Nixon Presidential Library - Special Exhibit: Play Ball! Presidents and Baseball – Spring/Summer 2014

WHEN:  April 6, 2014 @ 1:00 PM WHERE:  Nixon Presidential Library On deck at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is a new showcase that displays the colorful history between our Presidents and the game of baseball through rare memorabilia and one-of-a-kind artifacts. Play Ball! Presidents and Baseball opens Sunday, April 6 at 1PM with ceremonial fanfare. All youth players in uniform and their families will receive free admission to the opening and will […]

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The William J. Clinton Presidential Center - Clinton Foundation Partners with St. Louis Cardinals for Baseball Exhibit in Spring 2012

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 27, 2011) — The William J. Clinton Presidential Center announces its upcoming temporary exhibit, “Play Ball! The St. Louis Cardinals,” a celebration of America’s pastime. Especially timely, the exhibit features baseball memorabilia from the St. Louis Cardinals – who will play the Texas Rangers in game six of the 2011 World Series tonight – and the Arkansas Travelers, the AA Affiliate for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1966 to 2000. “The […]

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Gerald Ford Presidential Library and Museum August 8, 2008 - January 4, 2009 - Born to Play Ball

Baseball Exhibit Makes its Midwest Stop at the Ford Museum Grand Rapids, Mich…Who was better? Babe or Willie Mays, Honus Wagner or Alex Rodriguez, Walter Johnson or Sandy Koufax? Could Ty Cobb put up the same gaudy statistics in today’s game? Would Barry Bonds put up even greater home run totals had he played against 1920s pitching? Baseball historians and fans of our national pastime love to argue such points. A new feature exhibit at […]

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