Here is the schedule for research committee meetings at SABR 48 — June 20-24, 2018, at the Wyndham Grand hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Committee meetings are open to all convention attendees.
Click on a link below to learn more about SABR's research committees. For more information on SABR 48, or to register, visit SABR.org/convention.
Mark Armour, co-chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chris Dial, co-chair (email@example.com)
Thursday, June 21, 1:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom 1
* Guest speaker: Tom Shieber, Senior Curator, National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, and 2018 Henry Chadwick Award recipient.
Trent McCotter, chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, June 23, 4:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom 1
* Guest speakers: Tom Ruane of Retrosheet.org on proofing old Deadball Era statistics and Herm Krabbenhoft on a batting counterpart to Johnny Vander Meer's consecutive no-hitters record.
BLACK SOX SCANDAL
Jacob Pomrenke, chair (email@example.com)
Thursday, June 21, 6:40 p.m., Grand Ballroom 3
* Guest speaker: Mary Darling, Albuquerque-based screenwriter on her new play that follows Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Red Oldham to the outlaw Copper League in New Mexico with banished ballplayers Hal Chase, Chick Gandil, Buck Weaver, and Lefty Williams.
BUSINESS OF BASEBALL
Michael Haupert, co-chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Steven Weingarden, co-chair (email@example.com)
Saturday, June 23, 2:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom 1
* Guest speaker: Dick Bosman, former major-league pitcher and co-author (with Ted Leavengood) of Dick Bosman on Pitching: Lessons from the Life of a Major League Ballplayer and Pitching Coach
DEADBALL ERA (1901-19)
John McMurray, chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, June 23, 5:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom 1
* Guest speaker: Jim Leeke, this year's Larry Ritter Book Award winner for From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball During the Great War.
Larry Lester, chair (email@example.com)
Friday, June 22, 8:00 a.m., Grand Ballroom 1
* Guest speaker: Clem Axel Paredes, Cuban writer and tour operator on Hall of Famer Cristóbal Torriente.
John McMurray, chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, June 23, 2:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom 2
* Guest speaker: Anne Keene, author of The Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II.
WOMEN IN BASEBALL
Leslie Heaphy, co-chair (email@example.com)
Thursday, June 21, 1:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom 2
* Guest speaker: A.J. Richard, founder of the Women Belong in Baseball networking group and Baseball For All volunteer. Perry Barber will also be presented with the inaugural Dorothy Seymour Mills Lifetime Achievement Award.
Some committees have not scheduled their annual meetings at this time. Please check back soon for updated listings.
For more information on SABR 48, visit SABR.org/convention.