On April 17, our Chicago SABR chapter had the pleasure of hosting three terrific baseball luminaries: Sean Gibson, Executive Director of the Josh Gibson Foundation (and great-grandson of Josh!) Tom Kern, Historian for the Josh Gibson Foundation and SABR member Ted Knorr, Negro Leagues scholar and SABR member Sean, Tom, and Ted treated our virtual … More Josh Gibson MVP campaign comes to Chicago
I had circled the date on my calendar a couple months back when I first got word that fellow chapter member John Racanelli had secured Bobby Dernier for our March 20 meeting. It’s definitely not every day that we host a genuine Major Leaguer, much less a Gold Glover and fan favorite of Dernier’s caliber. … More This really happened?!
For the second consecutive year, the Chicago-based Emil Rothe chapter joined forces with the Milwaukee-based Ken Keltner chapter to put on an outstanding SABR Day. The event included two very timely presentations of great interest to members and guests. SABR CEO Scott Bush kicked off the event with his presentation on Minor League Realignment, subtitled … More Highlights and video from SABR Day 2021
Over the course of eight years, Ralph Carhart embarked on a baseball adventure unlike any other before. He endeavored to collect photos of a single baseball with each member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, whether living or dead. In his amazing book, The Hall Ball, Ralph provides a concise biography of each individual, a … More Author Ralph Carhart and “The Hall Ball” – Virtual Meeting, January 16, 2021, 2 p.m. (CST)
UPDATE: Event canceled due to coronavirus pandemic. JOLIET, Illinois—The Chicago chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is hosting a baseball book fest and chapter meeting on Saturday, March 14, at DuPage Medical Field, home of the Joliet Slammers, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive in downtown Joliet. CLICK HERE FOR MAP. The book … More SABR Chicago Hosts Baseball Book Fest and Chapter Meeting