The Tinley Park Historical Society outside Chicago has a free treat for baseball fans and history buffs. From June 1 to mid-July, it will have a special exhibit of historical baseball and softball memorabilia from Tinley Park and the Chicago area. You’ll see original uniforms from the Tinley Park teams of the early 1900s, along with sports equipment, baseball cards and much more.
You’ll be surprised to learn how big a role baseball played in Tinley Park history. The TPHS is at 6727 W. 174th St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. the first Sunday each month, and 6 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday.
Call (708) 429-4210 for more information.