From 1977 until 1982, McKenzie Field was home to professional baseball and the AA-level Holyoke Millers. Numerous future major-leaguers spent their summers in the Paper City. Join Simmons University Professor Eric Poulin as he discusses the history of the team and reads from his article, “Miracle on Beech Street: A History of the Holyoke Millers, 1977-1982,” recently published in the Baseball Research Journal.
Eric Poulin is Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science at Simmons University, where he directs their South Hadley-based West campus. He is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and is a former Steele Intern at the A. Bartlett Giamatti Center for Research at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Holyoke History Room.
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