The tools of the sports trade

June 19, 1993|By Steve McKerrow

In another celebration of the major-league baseball All-Star Game, the Baltimore Museum of Industry has opened a sports exhibit titled "Making the Play: Sports Equipment Manufacturing in Maryland."

The exhibit, to run through Aug. 15, features displays on those who make or have developed gaming equipment, including Faball Enterprises, maker of "Hammer" bowling balls; Lion Brothers, which makes embroidered uniform patches; and the late Baltimorean Howard Head, who invented the metal ski and the Prince oversize tennis racket.

Located at 1415 Key Highway, the Museum of Industry is open

noon to 5 p.m Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Admission is $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for students and seniors, and $12 for a family. Children 5 and younger are admitted free. For more information, call (410) 727-4808.

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