2021 SABR Brooklyn 19th Century Baseball Interdisciplinary Symposium
The virtual SABR Brooklyn 19th Century Baseball Interdisciplinary Symposium was held on November 13-14, 2021.
The two-day online symposium, hosted by the SABR Nineteenth Century Committee, was devoted to 19th-century baseball as it was played and evolved in Brooklyn.
Guest speakers included keynote speaker Dr. Thomas J. Campanella, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and City Planning at Cornell University and Historian-in-Residence of the New York City Parks Department; John Thorn, MLB’s Official Historian; a Panel Discussion on “Was Brooklyn the Actual Birthplace of Baseball?” featuring David Dyte, Tom Gilbert and Bill Ryczek; and Research Presentations by Ralph Carhart, Brian Sheehy, Tom Gilbert, and Justin Mckinney.
Click on a link below to watch video highlights from the symposium: