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Local baseball historian Higginbotham will speak Friday at Ohr Museum

Local baseball historian Gary Higginbotham (left) speaks with long-time Mississippi Braves GM Steve DeSalvo on Aug. 12 at the Ohr’O’Keefe Museum.
Local baseball historian Gary Higginbotham (left) speaks with long-time Mississippi Braves GM Steve DeSalvo on Aug. 12 at the Ohr’O’Keefe Museum. Veto Roley/Special to the Sun Herald

Coast baseball historian Greg Higginbotham will be the guest speaker at noon Friday at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum in Biloxi.

The D’Iberville resident will discuss the history of Biloxi Baseball at the Our Love Affair with Baseball series. The $10 luncheon includes admission to the multimedia exhibit.

Higginbotham graduated from St. Martin high school, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (1965), and Southern Miss (1968).

Higginbotham is a sports history freelancer who offers lectures on the evolution of baseball in the South.

For over 35 years, Higginbotham enjoyed a career in electrical engineering at Ingalls.

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