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The Sports Museum of America
Posted: October 3rd, 2008
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The Sports Museum of America is the first museum to pay tribute to the history and excitement of all sports. It has partnered with more than 50 single sport Halls of Fame, national governing bodies, private collectors and other top athletic organizations to showcase inspiring exhibits, memorabilia, stories and heroes that resonate with fans of all ages. In addition to hosting the first women’s sports hall of fame, the Sports Museum of America is also the new permanent home of the Billie Jean King International Women’s Sports Center and the legendary Heisman Trophy.

Thirteen/WNET President Neal Shapiro interviews Sports Museum Founder & CEO Philip Schwalb.

Visit the Sports Museum of America in the heart of Lower Manhattan at 26 Broadway on the corner of Beaver Street.

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SundayArts is made possible in part by First Republic Bank and by the Rubin Museum of Art. Funding for SundayArts is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Paul and Irma Milstein Foundation, The Philip & Janice Levin Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and The Lemberg Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.