SABR 52 convention logo

August 7-11, 2024
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-370-1234

SABR 52: More Information

SABR 52 will be distinct from its predecessors, as it will feature a Hall of Fame speaker lineup we know you’ll love, and will be the most accessible and social experience we’ve ever organized as we emphasize SABR’s ability to unite all of us in baseball fellowship.

The upgraded Welcome Reception, presented by, on Wednesday, August 7 will feature SABR award presentations. The Closing Ceremonies on Saturday, August 10 will feature additional SABR award presentations along with a revamped Trivia Contest format, including a new “Immaculate Feud” element and expanded opportunities for participation. We’ll also have new social gatherings, including coffee talks on Thursday and Friday morning, as well as a pre-Twins game happy hour on Friday evening.

Our streamlined registration options below provide for a consistent and accessible experience for all attendees, and the lowest registration price since 2018. If you’ve never attended a SABR convention, this is the perfect year to join us and make new baseball friendships. If you’re a veteran attendee, we can’t wait for you to take part in this invigorated convention experience!

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Click a link below or scroll down for more information on SABR 52 registration:

Regular Registration + optional events

SABR members and non-members who wish to purchase registration and/or tickets to optional sessions can do so at the following rates:

Includes access to all panel discussions, research presentations, and committee meetings at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, plus the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, Coffee Talks on Thursday/Friday, Happy Hour on Friday, and Closing Ceremonies on Saturday. Please note all registrations are a la carte and attendees will need to select tickets for all optional events or merchandise they would like when they register.

  • SABR members: $295 regular rate; $125 single-day
  • Non-members: $365 regular rate; $155 single-day

Please note: Full and single-day registration will also be available for purchase on-site at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis during the convention. (Tickets to optional events and SABR 52 merchandise must be ordered in advance.) All baseball fans are welcome to attend.

Optional Events
You also have the option of purchasing tickets for the following optional events when you register:

CHS Field in St. Paul, Minnesota (Courtesy of Rob Thompson/St. Paul Saints)

St. Paul Saints game on Thursday, August 8

  • Please note: Our block of Saints tickets is SOLD OUT! You can still purchase game tickets on your own at, but you are responsible for your own transportation.

Join us on Thursday, August 8 for a minor league game between the St. Paul Saints and Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Guardians’ Triple-A affiliate) at CHS Field in St. Paul, Minnesota. Your SABR game ticket also includes roundtrip bus transportation from the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis hotel.

This event is happening at the same time as the Target Field ballpark tour on Thursday evening. Attendees should only choose one Thursday optional event if interested.

SABR has reserved a block of tickets in Section 117 for all attendees:

  • 1 St. Paul Saints game ticket: $30 (includes bus transportation)

Target Field ballpark tour on Thursday, August 8

Join us on the evening of Thursday, August 8 for a behind-the-scenes ballpark tour of Target Field during SABR 52. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Minnesota baseball and vibrant atmosphere of this award-winning ballpark with a private tour that allows guests to experience the ballpark while learning about the history of Target Field and the Minnesota Twins.

Please note: This event is happening at the same time as the St. Paul Saints game on Thursday evening. Attendees should only choose one Thursday optional event if interested.

  • 1 Target Field ballpark tour ticket: $20

Target Field, 2023 (Courtesy of Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins)

Twins vs. Guardians game on Friday, August 9

  • The SABR ticket block is now SOLD OUT, so visit to purchase tickets on your own.

Attendees at our SABR 52 convention this summer in Minneapolis will have a special opportunity to visit Target Field for the Minnesota Twins game against the Cleveland Guardians on the evening of Friday, August 9.

SABR has reserved a block of tickets in the Diamond Box and Field Box levels in the left field corner (sections 124-127):

  • 1 Diamond Box or Field Box game ticket: $42

How to pick up your game ticket: You will be able to redeem your game ticket at the registration desk using the chit system. If you do not care with whom you sit, you should turn your chit into your game ticket right away at the hotel. But if you want to sit with a friend, first make sure you have tickets in the same section — the SABR registration desk will not accept exchanges in different sections after you make your purchase — and then wait to turn in your chits at the same time, thereby getting tickets next to one another.

Town Ball game on Sunday, August 11

On Sunday, August 11, attendees at SABR 52 have the opportunity to watch a game of Minnesota town ball in Cologne, which is hosting the Region 7C qualifying tournament at Fritz Field. The Minnesota Baseball Association’s state-wide amateur tournament, held each year since 1924, is a uniquely Minnesota tradition. The Cologne ballpark concession stand includes the self-proclaimed best cheese curds and hamburgers in Minnesota.

  • 1 game ticket plus roundtrip bus transportation: $40

Click here to purchase a Minnesota Town Ball game ticket and roundtrip bus transportation to Fritz Field in Cologne

The SABR bus will depart the Hyatt Regency hotel at 9:45 a.m. and return to the hotel at approximately 3:30 p.m. Please note: This optional event is limited to 30 attendees, so make sure to register early!

Single-Day Registration

Single-day registration includes admission to all convention panels, research presentations, and committee meetings at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. It can also be purchased on-site via cash, check, or credit card (sorry, no American Express accepted.) Please note: Admission to the Friends of SABR Donor Breakfast, Twins or Saints games, or Target Field tour are not included.

  • SABR members: $125 single-day rate
  • Non-members: $155 single-day rate

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Hotel information

The special SABR group rate at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis of $219/night plus tax (single/double occupancy) is only available to registered convention attendees. Please note: The cut-off date to book your room at the SABR group rate is Friday, July 5, 2024.

  • After you register for the SABR 52 convention, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with details on how to book your hotel room at the SABR group rate.

There are a limited number of rooms in our group block, so be sure to register for SABR 52 early!

Pre-order your SABR 52 convention logo shirts or caps online

  • Polo shirt: $40
  • Baseball cap: $30
  • T-shirt: $25
  • Lapel pin: $10

(Each item will feature the SABR 52 convention logo)

Avoid the rush at registration, and pre-order your SABR 52 convention logo polo shirt, T-shirt, baseball cap, or lapel pin online! Deadline to pre-order: July 5, 2024. Please indicate shirt size (adult S to XXXL) when you register. Caps are one-size-fit-most. Items will be available to be picked up when you arrive at the SABR convention. We cannot ship any pre-ordered items after the convention. New purchases will not be available on-site; the merch table is for pre-ordered items only.

To guarantee that you get a SABR 52 convention logo shirt, cap, or lapel pin, please place your order online by July 5, 2024.

To purchase apparel and other items with SABR’s regular logo at any time, visit our online merch store at Cafepress.

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How to register

In order to make it easier for you to register or add guests/spouses for the convention, here are step-by-step instructions on how to register for SABR 52.

  • 1) Click here to go to the SABR Store.
  • 2) Fill out your badge information: On the first screen, fill out your badge information, including name, city/state, email address, phone number, whether you are a first-time convention attendee, and any dietary needs/special accommodations. Then click the “Next” button.
  • 3) Choose your own registration ticket: You can now add any of our registration items here: choose the Regular Registration rate, and then add any tickets you want for the optional sessions (ballgames and tours).
  • 4) Choose any souvenir items: You can also purchase any of our SABR 52 convention logo souvenir items: golf/polo shirt, T-shirt, baseball cap, or lapel pin. When you are finished, select the “Save & Finalize Registration.”
  • 5) Checkout (Step 1 of 2): Verify that your registration information is correct and scroll down to fill out your billing information. Then click the “Proceed to Confirmation” button.
  • 6) Checkout (Step 2 of 2): If everything on the screen is correct — click “Complete Order”. Your credit card will not be charged until you complete the checkout process.

To add a guest/spouse to the ballgame or tour

If you wish to purchase an additional ballgame or tour ticket for a guest or spouse, here’s how:

  • 1) Follow steps 1-4 above. Then select the “Save & Add Another Attendee” button.
  • 2) Fill out your guest’s registration information: Fill out your guest’s badge information (Attendee #2), including name, city/state, email address, phone number, number of annual conventions attended and first-time attendee.
  • 2) Choose your event tickets:
    – To purchase an extra ballgame or tour ticket: click the Select Here to Add Guest button ($0) in the required registration field, then choose your ticket for the Twins game, Saints game, or Target Field tour.
  • 3) If you wish to add a third guest (Attendee #3) — click the “Save & Add Another Attendee” button again and repeat this process. When you are ready to check out, click the “Save & Finalize Registration” button.


If you have trouble registering for SABR 52, please contact

All guests must adhere to SABR’s Event Code of Conduct at all times. We are dedicated to maintaining an open, inclusive environment at all SABR events.

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