Howard Bryant and Christine Brennan in conversation at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Monika Graff, 9/11 Memorial.
Last week, the 9/11 Memorial Museum hosted a special public program on how expressions of patriotism became embedded in American sports in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and why these displays persist today.Read more
Softball and Rawlings brand glove belonging to Robert Francis Wallace. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Nancy Wallace, Elizabeth Wallace, and Liza Yonus. Photo by Michael Hnatov.
The Museum’s current special exhibition, “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11,” recognizes a range of sports – softball, among them – that victims of the 2001 terror attacks had pursued or were pursuing with avocational passion. Forty-three-year-old Bob Wallace had a passion for backyard baseball.Read more
Team Red, White & Blue placed yellow roses on the names parapet. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s annual Salute to Service week concluded this weekend with several special tributes and performances on the Memorial plaza and activities for families and children.Read more
Martin Michael Boryczewski was a minor league baseball player turned trader at Cantor Fitzgerald. Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of the Boryczewski family, in memory of Marty.
Images of Martin Boryczewski’s college baseball jacket and bat, along with oral history clips and photos shared in his memory, can be found on his interactive table profile in the Museum’s In Memoriam exhibition.Read more