Derrick Pratt of the Erie Canal Museum will present "Baseball on the Erie Canal" virtually. Discover the Erie Canal's many connections to the earliest days of professional baseball told through the stories of the games biggest stars and others long forgotten.
Derrick Pratt is the Museum Educator and Interim Curator at the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, NY. A native of the canal community of Chittenango, NY, Derrick received a degree in Social Studies Education from SUNY Cortland and is presently pursuing a masters in Museum Studies from Syracuse University. Prior to his job at the Erie Canal Museum, Derrick served as Director of Programs at Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum for 3 years.