Vince Guerrieri will talk about 10-cent beer night: A date which will live in infamy on Tue 2024-07-23 @ 19:00 at Cuyahoga County Public Library, Parma Heights library, 6206 Pearl Rd, Parma Heights

Vince Guerrieri talk – The Cleveland Indians’ 10-Cent Beer Night Riot – Parma Heights Branch Library

The national reaction to Cleveland’s 10-Cent Beer Night riot in 1974 was, naturally, one of absolute horror. Who ever thought a 10-cent beer promotion was a good idea? Actually — oddly enough — similar promotions had gone off without a hitch before then. And in fact, Cleveland even held another one later that same season! — with no problem. So what was it that made June 4, 1974 so … special? Vince Guerrieri tells the full story behind “the beer that made Cleveland famous.” After the talk, he’ll sign copies of his book Weird Moments in Cleveland Sports.

Date

Tue Jul 23, 2024

Time

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Parma Heights Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
Parma Heights Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
6206 Pearl Rd, Parma Heights, OH | 440-884-2313

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