From the Mound to the Hill
Jim Bunning exhibit at Behringer-Crawford Museum chronicles dual career as
baseball star and U.S. senator
It will be 57 years to the day. Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, 1964.
That’s the day Northern Kentucky’s Jim Bunning, a member of the Philadelphia Phillies, pitched the seventh perfect game in major league history – a 6-0 win over the New York Mets at Shea Stadium.It was the first perfect game in the National League since 1880 and Bunning’s second no-hitter. His first came as a member of the Detroit Tigers on July 20, 1958, against the Boston Red Sox.
Harlan Hubbard: Artist, Author, Adventurer
New Hubbard Exhibit Open at BCM
Several never-before exhibited paintings by Harlan Hubbard are among the artwork and memorabilia displayed in Behringer-Crawford Museum's latest salute to the famed Northern Kentucky artist, author and shanty boater.
The new paintings are a portion of a recent bequest from the estate of Mia Cunningham, a close friend of Hubbard and his wife, Anna. Cunningham was the author of the biography, "Anna Hubbard: Out of the Shadows," which was published in 2001 to critical acclaim.
BCM Kicks Off Baseball Season with Negro League Exhibit
Diverse Diamond: Negro, Cuban and Latin American Baseball
After a short winter break for housecleaning and reorganization, Behringer-Crawford Museum welcomes guests back at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 20 for a new year of engaging displays and activities, highlighted by an exhibit dedicated to Negro League baseball.