A League Apart - Showcasing the legacy of the Philadelphia Negro Leagues - Cherry Street Pier - June 26 to August 24

Plan a visit to Cherry Street Pier

Exhibit address:
121 N. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Directly below the Ben Franklin Bridge just south of Race Street Pier.

The exhibit is free and open to the public during operating hours:

Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Mon-Thurs: 12–9 PM
Friday: 12–11 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–11 PM

Philadelphia Negro Leagues Legacy

Breaking Barriers

This Summer, discover the Barrier Breakers from the Philadelphia Negro League and beyond.

You’re invited to the A League Apart exhibit, showcasing the history of Philadelphia Negro Leagues teams, players and owners – along with their ongoing legacy of today.

With photos and stories from the past, A League Apart focuses on the people who stepped up to the plate to change the biases and traditions of baseball.

Mone Davis
The Anderson Monarchs pitcher Mo’ne Davis in action in 2012.
Richard "Dick" Allen - the Phillies first black superstar - in 1965
Richard “Dick” Allen – the Phillies first black superstar – in 1965
Hilldale Daises in 1912
Ed Bolden’s Hilldale Daises in 1912

The traditions of the Philadelphia Negro Leagues can still be seen in today’s world. Discover some recent examples of barrier breaking. Much progress has been made, but there’s plenty more to be done.

How will you continue the legacy?

help the exhibit expand & travel