Little League Museum Will be Open this Weekend for Holiday Shopping
The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum will be open during its normal hours over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The museum will be open this weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
The museum continues to feature the “Diamonds to Gridirons: Little Leaguers in the NFL” exhibit which includes memorabilia from prominent NFL players who played Little League baseball. The exhibit includes items from Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Joe Montana, Jim Kelly, Mike Ditka, and Dan Marino, all of whom are Pennsylvania natives. In all, more than 50 pieces are on display, many of them on loan from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The memorabilia of more than 20 different players is represented in the exhibit, which will be at the museum until May.
In addition, the Museum Store also will have a Black Friday weekend special – a free 2011 Little League Baseball World Series hat with any purchase of $15 or more of World Series merchandise. All 2011 World Series merchandise is currently discounted.
The Little League Museum will have several books for children available. Two books, “I Told You I Can Play” and “Overcoming the Fear of the Baseball,” by former MLB and NFL player Brian Jordan, who attended the 2011 Little League Baseball World Series, will be among those available for purchase. The book “A Glove of Their Own” by Debbie Moldovan, Keri Conkling and Lisa Funari-Willever along with “The Deal is on Strike Three: The Story Mudville Never Knew” by Peter Fertig and Rudy Saviano will also be available.
The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum is currently open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on other days by appointment. For more information on the museum’s programming, contact Mrs. Janice Ogurcak, Museum Director, at: (570) 326-3607. Admission to the museum is $5 for anyone 14 and older; $1.50 for children ages 5-13; and $3 for senior citizens (62 and over). Children age 4 and younger are admitted free of charge. Group rates and tours are available. The museum also offers birthday parties and after hour facility rentals.