Latest Past Events

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

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

Baseball, Jazz & All That Swing! Buck Leonard Association Annual Gala and Inaugural Buck Leonard 1st Baseman's Hall of Fame Induction. Emcee Chris Lovingood of WRAL and several special guests of honor will help us celebrate heroes from the diamond and in the community. Join us as we induct the first 7 members of the […]


Buck Leonard Golf Classic with Evolve Golf & Education. Presented by Smithfield’s Chicken ‘n BBQ

Belmont Lake Golf Club 201 Belmont Club Way, Rocky Mount

Tee it Up for Kids! Proceeds for the 2nd Annual Buck Leonard Golf Classic for Inner-City Youth will benefit the kids of the Buck Leonard Association RBI Youth Baseball League and Evolve Golf and Education, who are dedicated to introducing the game of golf to underprivileged kids and teens, while reinforcing its inherent values of […]

$80 – $300

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

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 Newark Eagles, where his teammates included Hall of Famers Roy Campanella, Monte Irvin and Leon Day. More than 30 original works, including Negro Leagues legends […]