Buck Leonard Day – Mayor’s Proclamation

Historic Buck Leonard Home 605 Atlantic Ave, Rocky Mount, NC

On what would have been Walter "Buck" Leonard's 115th birthday, we will celebrate Rocky Mount's greatest hero and "Baseball's Greatest Gentleman". Born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina in 1907, Walter […]

Black Diamond – Negro Leagues Art & Artifacts by Darryl Matthews

Gravely Gallery at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts 3400 N Wesleyan Blvd, Rocky Mount, NC

This special Negro Leagues Baseball Art Exhibit is a tribute to artist Darryl Matthews' father, Fran Matthews, who played parts of 14 seasons in the Negro Leagues, mostly with the […]

2nd Annual Buck Leonard Golf Classic with Evolve Golf & Education

Belmont Lake Golf Club 201 Belmont Club Way, Rocky Mount, NC

Tee it Up for Kids! Proceeds for the2nd Annual Buck Leonard Golf Classic for Inner-City Youth will benefit the kids of the Buck Leonard Association RBI Youth Baseball League and […]

$80 – $300

Inaugural Buck Leonard First Baseman’s Hall of Fame Induction and Gala

Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences 270 Gay Street, Rocky Mount, NC

Baseball, Jazz & All That Swing! Buck Leonard Association Annual Gala and Inaugural Buck Leonard 1st Baseman's Hall of Fame Induction. Emcee Lena Tillett of WRAL and several special guests […]