On the 26th of October 2013, the exhibition was then opened up to our younger members, who arrived in style on the yellow train ride.
So many highlights for one weekend, and everyone enjoyed themselves.
In that document, Robinson listed his ambition in baseball: ''To open doors for Negroes in Organized Ball.'' Mr.
Halper, who owned about 1 percent of the Yankees, according to his son Jason, had formerly been president of Halper Brothers, a paper-products company in Elizabeth, N. In addition to Jason Halper, he is survived by his wife, Sharon; his son Steven; a daughter, Marni Stark; two sisters, Elaine Cahn and Barbara Katz; and five grandchildren. Halper sold the bulk of his collection, he kept items evoking sentimental attachment, among them a glove bearing Mickey Mantle's name that hung from a peg in Mr. The Sotheby's auction catalogue listed a glove worn by Mantle ''circa 1960'' for an anticipated bid of ,000 to ,000.
This is a must-see event for any fife and drum fanatic.
In addition, they serve as good-will ambassadors and representatives of the United States Army overseas performing at international competitions, known as “tattoos,” everywhere from Australia to Panama.
The Old Guard is at the top rung in the Fife and Drum Corps world.
Halper was enthralled by documents evoking baseball history.
He owned a questionnaire filled out by Jackie Robinson when he signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers' Montreal farm team for the 1946 season, breaking the color barrier.