Press About The Berkshires

Boston Globe feature about Baseball in the Berkshires

For Norman Rockwell, few things were sadder than a rained-out baseball game. The painter’s “Tough Call,” in which three umpires grimly study a darkening sky, appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post in April, 1949.

As it does nearly every summer, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge offers a couple of special events this June to honor the great American artist’s affection for the great American pastime. For baseball fans, the Berkshires — Rockwell’s adopted home — offer a surprisingly rich history, ballparks to visit, and ways to pass the time even on rainy days.

Read the full article here which was published on March 28, 2019 in the Boston Globe.