Exactly 99 years to the day Ruth was sold by the minor leagues to the Boston Red Sox, beginning his major league career in baseball, Pleasanton welcomes the Bambino, portrayed by Frank Mullen. Mullen is an investigative reporter, teaches journalism at the University of Nevada, and is a nationwide performer of historical characters.
The lecture begins at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Cost is $10 general admission; $5 members and seniors; and $3 students/teachers. Call the museum at 462-2766.