The National Launch of Tigerland
with author Wil Haygood

Date:
Wednesday, September 19

Time:
7 pm

Tickets:
$25
$50 (includes book)
$10 (seniors and students)

Celebrate the national release of Columbus native Wil Haygood’s newest book, Tigerland, the inspiring true story of two teams from poor, black, and segregated East High School (Columbus), who, amid the racial turbulence of the 1968-69 school year, won both the baseball and basketball state championships. Moderated by US District Judge Algenon L. Marbley, the event will be a live interview ofHaygood, followed by a Q&A and book signing. Members of the 1968-69 East High School baseball and basketball teams will also be recognized and honored during the event.

For more information on the book, Tigerlandclick here.

Columbus Monthly: Wil Haygod’s “Tigerland”: An Exclusive Excerpt