he Glory Days: New York Baseball, 1947 — 1957 is a virtual exhibition that explores how and why New York City came to dominate Major League baseball and how 11 extraordinary seasons shaped today's game. It is based on an exhibition on view at the Museum of the City of New York from June 27 to December 31, 2007 that used baseball as a lens through which to examine city life in the post World War II years.
The Glory Days: New York Baseball, 1947 – 1957 at the Museum of the City of New York was curated by Ann Meyerson with curatorial consultant John Thorn. The exhibition was designed by Michael Gericke, Don Bilodeau, and Sandra Watanabe of Pentagram. The virtual exhibition was designed by Local Projects.
This virtual exhibition was made possible by The Homeland Foundation.
The Glory Days: New York Baseball, 1947 – 1957 at the Museum of the City of New York was made possible by:
The Homeland Foundation, Sandy and Larry Simon, Jeffrey Miller and Mary Reilly, James G. Dinan and Elizabeth R. Miller, Paul Singer, The Bank of New York, James A. Macdonald Foundation, a gift in honor of Phil Rizzuto #10, New York Yankees, Stephen Wong in honor of Andrew and Catherine Wong. Additional support is provided by Thomas A. and Georgina T. Russo, Mr. and Mrs. Newton P.S. Merrill, Ivy Asset Management Corp., KeySpan, Mickey Mantle's, New York Mets, The Alan and Laraine Fischer Foundation, Endicott Management Co., The Bernard and Tony Nussbaum Foundation, The Sloan Family Foundation, the Execu|Search Group, an anonymous donor, and Tim and Patricia Schantz and Family.