"The Irish in Baseball"
The Irish in Baseball will be the subject of the talk at the Irish Cultural Society meeting on September 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden City Library, 60 Seventh Street, across the street from the Garden City Hotel. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Professor Pioreck teaches creative writing and literature at Hofstra where he created the Baseball and American Literature course. At this year’s Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, he presented what he discovered writing the play Say It Ain’t So, Joe about Joe Jackson and the 1919 World Series scandal. Well studied in baseball and well seasoned in the theater, Professor Pioreck will make baseball fanatics and anyone interested in a good show well pleased.Come early. The Society expects a World Series game sized crowd!