Gallery Talk: "He Had a Hammer: The Legacy of Hank Aaron in Baseball and American Culture"
An exhibit drawn from the Richard A. Cecil collection co-curated by Emory University students Kyle Arbuckle, Warren Kember and Brett Lake, who are juniors and members of Emory's baseball team. Mr. Cecil, a former baseball scout, assistant farm system director, and vice president of the Atlanta Braves, collected Hank Aaron materials as well as hundreds of scouting reports on players of his era. Pellom McDaniels III, MARBL faculty curator of African American Collections and assistant professor of African American Studies, and Dana White, Emory professor emeritus of American Studies and MARBL senior faculty curator served as faculty advisers for the exhibit. For more infomation: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2014/04/upress_hank_aaron_research_and_exhibit/campus.html.Read More