A jacket in a local baseball exhibit in Berkshire County is headed to Cooperstown, New York. The National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday will take possession of the 1958 Brooklyn Dodgers' Rookie League jacket.
The late 1960s were a turbulent time in the United States. Society was changing, from experimenting with drugs, to racial tensions, to Vietnam. Leaders were assassinated -- and even the game of baseball was affected by the real-world turmoil.
Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien says time is running out to strike a deal with the PawSox and keep the baseball team in Rhode Island. Grebien said that if lawmakers fail to approve the latest proposal on the table, Pawtucket is ready to take matters into its own hands.