Mickey Mantle Home Run Derby

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October 18, 2015, 1:00 PM CT

A home run derby at the site of the first night game in the history of organized baseball. The public is invited to compete for prizes by attempting to hit a baseball over the wall where Mickey Mantle hit his first home run. The derby is planned in association with the Independence Recreation Commission.

The event supports "Independence, Baseball, & History" a special exhibit at the Independence Historical Museum & Art Center. The project is part of "Hometown Teams," a statewide initiative exploring the way sports build and unite communities.

Independence Community Collge
Emerson Field
800 S 10th
Independence, KS 67301-0294
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Sponsored by: Independence Historical Museum & Art Center

For more information about this event, please contact:
Sylvia Augustine
(620) 331-3515