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Henry Aaron’s Summer Up North

As a shy 18-year-old from the Deep South, Henry Aaron was far out of his comfort zone in 1952 when he arrived in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to begin his minor league baseball career. Integrating with whites for the first time on and off the field, how would he respond? Based on the book “A Summer Up North,” learn how the experience helped propel him to a record-setting, Hall of Fame career.


Jerome Poling

Jerome “Jerry” Poling is a longtime journalist, author and currently a content marketing manager for UW-Stout. His books include “A Summer Up North: Henry Aaron and the Legend of Eau Claire Baseball,” “An Idea Comes of Age: UW-Stout, 1891-2016,” “Downfield: ... read more

Date: Thu, Oct 7

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 4-5:15pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Jerome Poling

Fee: $10

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: FALL:330

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