Jackie Robinson: correspondence, programs, and funeral materials from Martin Stone's Jackie Robinson files. Stone served as his attorney after Robinson retired from baseball;
The Plain Dealer Historical Archive: an online database providing access to every page of the newspaper from 1845-1991 and allowing sports fans to search for articles on their favorite players and games;
Charles W. Mears scrapbook collection: box scores from one of baseball’s first statisticians for games from 1853 to 1941, consisting of 40 scrapbooks, plus books, serials, annuals, and early league constitutions;
Eugene C. Murdock clipping collection: 50 scrapbooks for the period 1910-1976 and fiction, photographs, and around 100 oral history interviews with players from the first half of the twentieth century;
Baseball Fiction: a larger collection of fiction ranging from “dime” novels from 1860-1910, the first American novel describing a baseball game, the first American novel using the word "baseball," the first American novel focused on baseball activities, and the first Canadian novel containing baseball activity;
How-To-Play Baseball Manuals: flip-picture manuals and famous name guides from 1910-1960;
Black Baseball History: photographs of players from 1960-present;
Boxing History: Cleveland Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament scrapbooks that covers the period from 1929-1961.
CPL is sponsoring free programs for the public in connection with the Pride and Passion exhibition.
Contact the Sports Research Center at 216.623.2860 for more information.