50 baseball stories
Each state in the map carefully constructed out of baseballs obtained from that state. Baseballs from backyards and little leagues all the way to the pros.
Stories of dreams coming true, promises kept and even crying.
Stories of hope, healing and life in its fullest all told through the greatest of games.
America at the Seams.
IDAHO'S STORY: When Executive Order 9066 was signed in February 1942, more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans were placed in incarceration centers across rural America. Minidoka War Relocation Center was one such camp where playing baseball became a source of hope. In 2016, a new field was built in a day to honor those who played.
You can read Idaho's full story, and 49 others inspiring stories, in our latest book.
For more information: https://www.nps.gov/miin/index.htm