Here is the schedule for research committee meetings at SABR 49 — June 26-30, 2019, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego. Committee meetings are open to all convention attendees.
Click on a link below to learn more about SABR's research committees.
BASEBALL AND THE MEDIA
John McMurray, vice-chair (email@example.com)
Saturday, June 29, 5:30 p.m., Seaport A/B Ballroom
* Guest speaker: Steve Klein, professor emeritus at George Mason University and veteran journalist on “How Hugh Fullerton Created an Ethical Impulse in Sports Writing.”
Mark Armour, visiting chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Friday, June 28, 2:00 p.m., Seaport A/B Ballroom
* Guest speaker: Rob Fitts, award-winning author and historian whose work focuses on the history of U.S.-Japan baseball relations, including books Mashi (2015), Banzai Babe Ruth (2012), Wally Yonamine (2008), and Remembering Japanese Baseball (2005).
Trent McCotter, chair (email@example.com)
Thursday, June 27, 3:10 p.m., Seaport F Ballroom
* Guest speaker: Herm Krabbenhoft, award-winning author and historian, on Ty Cobb's RBI record
BLACK SOX SCANDAL
Jacob Pomrenke, chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thursday, June 27, 3:10 p.m., Seaport A/B Ballroom
* Guest speakers: Panel discussion on the 100th anniversary of the 1919 World Series, with Jacob Pomrenke, editor of Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox; Rick Huhn, author of Eddie Collins: A Baseball Biography; Bill Felber, author of Under Pallor, Under Shadow: The 1920 American League Pennant Race That Rattled and Rebuilt Baseball; and Bruce Allardice, Black Sox Scandal researcher and Professor of History at South Suburban College near Chicago.
BUSINESS OF BASEBALL
Michael Haupert, co-chair (email@example.com)
Steven Weingarden, co-chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday, June 29, 10:25 a.m., Seaport A/B Ballroom
* Guest speaker: Roberta J. Newman, author of Here's the Pitch: The Amazing, True, New, and Improved Story of Baseball and Advertising.
DEADBALL ERA (1901-19)
John McMurray, chair (email@example.com)
Saturday, June 29, 4:30 p.m., Seaport A/B Ballroom
* Guest speaker: Norman Macht, who will be comparing Connie Mack and John McGraw as managers during the Deadball Era. He is the author of an award-winning, three-volume biography of Hall of Fame manager Connie Mack and, most recently, They Played the Game: Memories from 47 Major Leaguers.
Stew Thornley, chair (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thursday, June 27, 7:30 a.m., Seaport A/B Ballroom
* Guest speaker: Bill Zavestoski, who has scored more than 1,500 San Diego Padres games since 1984. He also has worked as a statistician for the radio announcing crews at San Diego Chargers and San Diego State University football games. He is the sports editor for Patch in San Diego County and a former senior content producer for SignOnSanDiego.com.
WOMEN IN BASEBALL
Leslie Heaphy, co-chair (email@example.com)
Thursday, June 27, 3:10 p.m., Seaport G Ballroom
* Guest speakers: The winner of the 2019 Dorothy Seymour Mills Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced.
For more information on SABR 49, or to register, visit SABR.org/convention.