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SABR 49 daily schedule
June 26-30, 2019
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego

Here is the daily schedule for the SABR 49 convention in San Diego. Click on a link below for more details about each session.

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Wednesday, June 26

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Boardwalk, Marina Level)
SABR Board Meeting

1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (SABR Registration Area, Lobby Level in front of Seaview Restaurant)
Registration Desk Open
The registration desk will be open for attendees to get their materials. You can also exchange your chit for a Padres game ticket and pick up your pre-ordered SABR 49 souvenir shirts and caps. 

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (Seaview Restaurant, Lobby Level)
Research Committee Chairs Meeting
Leslie Heaphy, chair (lheaphy@kent.edu)

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Seaview Restaurant, Lobby Level)
Regional Chapter Leaders Meeting
Leslie Heaphy, chair (lheaphy@kent.edu)

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (Marina Courtyard, Lobby Level)
Ross Adell Welcome Reception, presented by Baseball-Reference.com
Ross Adell, a SABR member for almost 25 years before he died of cancer in 2006 at the tender age of 50, loved a good party. He enjoyed making new friends and introducing them to kindred baseball spirits. That's what the SABR convention is all about. For those of you attending your first convention, we know it can be a bit daunting. But we want you to feel welcome and Ross would, too. So come join us at the Ross Adell Welcome Reception — everyone is welcome, not just first-timers. We'll talk baseball and help show you how to get the most out of your SABR convention experience. Presented by Baseball-Reference.com.

 


 

Thursday, June 27

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (SABR Registration Area, 2nd Floor)
Registration Desk Open
The registration desk will be open for attendees to get their materials. You can also exchange your chit for a Padres game ticket and pick up your pre-ordered SABR 49 souvenir shirts and caps.

7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
SABR 49 Continental Breakfast*
For any SABR convention attendees who registered with the All-Inclusive Package, a complimentary Continental breakfast will be available between 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. in the Seaport C Ballroom on the 2nd floor. You must bring a breakfast ticket from your registration packet in order to enter the Seaport C Ballroom.  

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Official Scoring
Stew Thornley, chair (stew@stewthornley.net)

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Annual Business Meeting

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Opening Remarks: Josh Stein
San Diego Padres Assistant General Manager Josh Stein will be on hand to deliver the opening remarks at SABR 49.

9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (Seaport H Ballroom)
Vendors Room Open
The Vendors Room will have books and other baseball items available for purchase all week.

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
1984 San Diego Padres Panel
Our panel discussion will focus on the 35th anniversary of San Diego's first National League pennant-winning team. Guest speakers: Kurt Bevacqua, San Diego Padres infielder and 1984 World Series hero; Ron Rapoport, sports columnist and author; Ballard Smith, former President of the San Diego Padres; and Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune sports columnist. Moderator: Bob Chandler, San Diego Padres broadcaster, 1970-2003.

11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP01: Sweet! 16-Year-Old Players in Major League History
Chuck Hildebrandt 

11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP02: The Life and Legend of Oscar Charleston: Getting to Know Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Player
Jeremy Beer

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
How to Do Baseball Research: Leslie Heaphy
SABR Vice President Leslie Heaphy will be available at the How to Do Baseball Research table in the Seaport C Ballroom to discuss research resources and answer questions on improving your research techniques.

12:15 p.m.-12:40 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP03: Gentle Black Giants: A History of Negro Leaguers in Japan
Bill Staples Jr.

12:15 p.m.-12:40 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP04: Trader Jack: The San Diego Years
John J. Burbridge Jr.

12:45 p.m.-1:10 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP05: Trapped in America: How the Masanori Murakami Debacle Redefined U.S.-Japan Baseball Relations
John Carvalho

12:45 p.m.-1:10 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP06: The 1978 Padres
Gary Sarnoff

1:15 p.m.-1:40 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP07: Foul Tip Impacts to Catchers' Masks in the American League East: A Study of Subconcussive Head Impacts to Catchers
Graham Tebbit

1:15 p.m.-1:40 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP08: Gaylord Perry’s 1978 NL Cy Young Season Reexamined
Gordon Gattie

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Women in Baseball Panel
Our panel discussion will focus on women's experiences in the baseball world. Guest speakers: Ila Borders, who broke barriers and became a role model to millions in 1997 when she became the first woman to pitch in baseball's minor leagues with the Northern League’s St. Paul Saints; Perry Barber, professional baseball umpire for more than 30 years and 2018 recipient of SABR's Dorothy Seymour Mills Lifetime Achievement Award; Jewel Greenberg, producer of Girls of Summer: Big Diamond Dreams; Justine Siegal, founder of Baseball For All and the first female coach in Major League Baseball; Janet Marie Smith, Senior Vice President of Planning and Development for the Los Angeles Dodgers; Kelsie Whitmore, US National Women's Baseball Team player and pitcher/outfielder with the Sonoma Stompers from 2016-18. Moderator: Jean Ardell, author of Breaking into Baseball: Women and the National Pastime and co-author with Ila Borders of Making My Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey.

3:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Black Sox Scandal
Jacob Pomrenke, chair (buckweaver@gmail.com)
* Guest speakers: Join us for a special panel discussion commemorating 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.

3:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Baseball Records
Trent McCotter, chair (trent.mccotter@gmail.com)
* Guest speaker: Herm Krabbenhoft, award-winning author and historian, on Ty Cobb's RBI record

3:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m. (Seaport G Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Women in Baseball
Leslie Heaphy, chair (lheaphy@kent.edu)

4:15 p.m.-4:40 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP09: World War One & Free Agency: The Fateful 1918 Battle for Jack Quinn between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox
Steve Steinberg

4:15 p.m.-4:40 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP10: Nineteenth-Century Women in Baseball
Katie Neipris

4:45 p.m.-5:10 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP11: The Business of Being the Babe
Michael Haupert

4:45 p.m.-5:10 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP12: Going, Going, Gone! Reasons Girls Ceased Participation in Baseball
A.J. Richard

5:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP13: We Love Baseball, Hotdogs, Apple Pie, and Chevrolet…and Beer, Cat Food, and Margarine: Baseball and Advertising in the Era of Mad Men
Roberta J. Newman

5:15 p.m.-5:40 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP14: Waiting in the Wings: Could Anyone Have Taken Down the 1960-64 Yankees?
Bryan Soderholm-Difatte

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Off-site: San Diego Central Library)
Open House at San Diego Central Library
SABR convention attendees can visit the San Diego Central Library and the Sullivan Family Baseball Research Center, home of the SABR Collection, housed on the 8th floor there. Members of the local SABR Ted Williams Chapter will be on hand to meet, greet, and guide visitors around the BRC and its featured highlights. The BRC opened in 2001 with an initial collection of books and microfilm donated by SABR's Ted Williams Chapter. In the years since, it has grown to more than 3,000 publications, books, and journals, and 300 microfilm reels, all available to the public. Following the Open House, head over to the Library Auditorium for a special film screening of Aviva Kempner's Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.   

Directions to the Central Library: Exit the Grand Hyatt hotel and turn right on Harbor Drive. Turn left on 1st Avenue and cross the railroad tracks into the Gaslamp Quarter. Turn right on J Street and walk 0.5 miles past the Petco Park plaza to 11th Avenue. Turn right on 11th Avenue and the library entrance will be on your left.

5:45 p.m.-6:10 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP15: The Rise and Fall of Arnholt Smith
Michael Bates

5:45 p.m.-6:10 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP16: A Return to Greatness: The Tumultuous History of the Bullpen Cart
Allison Levin

6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Asian Baseball
Bill Staples Jr., co-chair (billstaplesjr@gmail.com)
* Guest speakers: Rob Fitts on "Finding Naito" and John Carvalho on "The Masanori Murakami Debacle"

6:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: The Baseball Index
Andy McCue, chair (agmccue44@earthlink.net)

6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Ballparks
Ron Selter, co-chair (rselter@att.net)

7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (Off-site: San Diego Central Library Auditorium)
Film Screening: Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate
We are pleased to host a special screening of the new documentary film, Moe Berg: The Spy Behind Home Plate, at SABR 49 with filmmaker Aviva Kempner. The film will be screened at the San Diego Central Library Auditorium, 330 Park Blvd., 0.9 miles away from the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel. The event is open to all SABR convention attendees. In this first ever feature-length documentary about the enigmatic Berg, Kempner focuses her camera on a little-known Jewish hero. Learn more about the film or to view a trailer, visit spybehindhomeplate.org.

Directions to the Central Library: Exit the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel and turn right on Harbor Drive until you reach 1st Avenue. Turn left on 1st Avenue and cross the railroad tracks into the Gaslamp Quarter. Turn right on the walking path just past the railroad tracks and continue to 3rd Avenue. Turn left on 3rd Avenue and then turn right on J Street. Walk eight blocks to 11th Avenue (you will pass Petco Park.) Turn right on 11th Avenue and the library entrance will be on your left.

7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Trivia Contest preliminary round & quarterfinals
Trivia at SABR 49 is for all baseball fans. Come test your knowledge against SABR's best! The Trivia Contest is open to all SABR convention attendees. Just show up with your thinking cap on and follow the instructions.

 


Friday, June 28

7:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (SABR registration area, 2nd floor)
Registration Desk Open
The registration desk will be open for attendees to get their materials. You can also exchange your chit for a Padres game ticket and pick up your pre-ordered SABR 49 souvenir shirts and caps. Please note: Chits for your Padres ballgame ticket must be redeemed at the Registration Area before 10:00 a.m. Friday.

7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
SABR 49 Continental Breakfast*
For any SABR convention attendees who registered with the All-Inclusive Package, a complimentary Continental breakfast will be available between 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. in the Seaport C Ballroom on the 2nd floor. You must bring a breakfast ticket from your registration packet in order to enter the Seaport C Ballroom.

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Seaport H Ballroom)
Vendors Room Open
The Vendors Room will have books and other baseball items available for purchase all week. Please note: The Vendors Room will be closed during the Awards Luncheon between 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Games Project
Mike Huber, chair (huber@muhlenberg.edu) 

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Educational Resources
Herb Wilson, co-chair (whwilson@colby.edu)
Allison Levin, co-chair (allison.levin@gmail.com)

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Retrosheet
David W. Smith, president (dwsmith@retrosheet.org)

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
How to Do Baseball Research: Leslie Heaphy
SABR Vice President Leslie Heaphy will be available at the How to Do Baseball Research table in the Seaport C Ballroom to discuss research resources and answer questions on improving your research techniques.

9:05 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP17: Don’t Get Big Ideas: The Pacific Coast League Owners’ Quest for Major League Status
Andy McCue

9:05 a.m.-9:30 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP18: Baseball’s Most Confounding Rule
Mark Pankin

9:35 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP19: San Diego Breaks Pacific Coast League Color Barrier
Alan Cohen

9:35 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP20: Behind the Numbers: The Untold History of Official Scorers
Christopher J. Phillips

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
Friends of SABR Q&A: Ben Rose
SABR Director of Development Ben Rose will be available at the Friends of SABR table in the Seaport C Ballroom to discuss SABR's philanthropic efforts and fundraising activities.

10:05 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP21: Haney and Harris: A Collision in the 1949 PCL!
Steve Krevisky

10:05 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP22: The Evolution of the Rules
Richard Hershberger

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Del Matthews: Increasing Diversity in Youth Participation
Del Matthews, Vice President of Baseball Development for Major League Baseball, will talk about increasing diversity in baseball participation at the youth level.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Padres Player Panel
Guest speakers: Randy Jones, 1976 National League Cy Young Award winner, charter member of Padres Hall of Fame, and owner of Randy Jones BBQ at Petco Park; Mark Sweeney, who played 14 seasons in the major leagues as a outfielder, first baseman, and pinch-hitter extraordinaire from 1995 to 2008; now a TV analyst on Fox Sports San Diego. Moderator: Rob Neyer, award-winning author and host of the weekly baseball podcast, SABRcast with Rob Neyer.

12:15 p.m.-1:45 p.m. (Seaport D/E Ballroom)
SABR Awards Luncheon
Note: Early entrance for Friends of SABR is from 12:00 p.m.-12:15 p.m.
Awards presented or announced at the luncheon include the SABR Baseball Research Awards, the McFarland-SABR Baseball Research Awards, and the Henry Chadwick Awards. The Awards portion of the luncheon concludes with the awarding of the Bob Davids Award, SABR's highest honor.

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Baseball Cards
Mark Armour, visiting chair (markarmour04@gmail.com)
* 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).

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Latino Baseball
Anthony Salazar, chair (salazar8017@yahoo.com)

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Seaport G Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Minor Leagues
George Pawlush, chair (george.pawlush@wilkes.edu)

3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
The Baseball Encyclopedia 50th Anniversary Panel
Our panel will discuss the publication of The Baseball Encyclopedia in 1969 and how it revolutionized the world of baseball statistics forever. Guest speakers: Sean Forman, founder of Baseball-Reference.com and president of Sports Reference, LLC; David S. Neft, the driving force behind The Baseball Encyclopedia in 1969; David W. Smith, president and founder of Retrosheet.org. Moderator: John Thorn, Major League Baseball's Official Historian.

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Negro Leagues
Larry Lester, chair (larrylester42@gmail.com)

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Statistical Analysis
Phil Birnbaum, chair (birnbaum@sympatico.ca)

7:10-10:10 p.m. (Petco Park)
Padres vs. Cardinals, 7:10 p.m.

On Friday evening, SABR convention attendees will have the opportunity to visit beautiful Petco Park for a game between the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals. Chits for your ballgame ticket must be redeemed at the SABR Registration Area by 10:00 a.m. on Friday.

Directions to Petco Park (100 Park Blvd.): From the Manchester Grand Hyatt host hotel, turn right on Harbor Drive and walk 0.2 miles. Turn left on 1st Avenue and cross the railroad tracks into the Gaslamp Quarter. Turn right on the walking path just past the railroad tracks and walk 0.2 miles to K Street. Continue on K Street for three blocks until you reach Tony Gwynn Drive. Enter the ballpark via the Petco Park plaza.

 


Saturday, June 29

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: BioProject
Warren Corbett, visiting chair (wpcorbett@hotmail.com)

7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Collegiate Baseball
Karl Green, chair (atlcrackersfan@gmail.com)

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. (Marina Courtyard, Lobby Level)
Friends of SABR Breakfast
The Friends of SABR philanthropy program hosts an invitation-only special breakfast to honor our top donors and help them learn about how their gifts have made a difference to the organization and to the betterment of baseball. SABR Chief Executive Officer Scott Bush and Director of Development Ben Rose will be at the breakfast to engage in discussions on any topics of interest to members. To learn more, visit SABR.org/donate.

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (SABR registration area, 2nd floor)
Registration Desk Open
The registration desk will be open for attendees to get their materials.

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Seaport H Ballroom)
Vendors Room Open
The Vendors Room will have books and other baseball items available for purchase all week.

9:10 a.m.-9:15 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
SABR 49 Raffle Drawing
Enter the SABR 49 Raffle for a chance to win a 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle card and many other cool prizes, including Hall of Fame inductee postcards, Negro Leagues Centennial Team Bobbleheads, a Ty Cobb commemorative plate, vintage team mini-pennants, and much more. Raffle winners will be announced on Saturday morning just before the Umpires Panel. Raffle tickets are $20 each or six for $100, and can be purchased at the Friends of SABR table near registration. Click here to learn more.

9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Umpires Panel
Our panel discussion will offer a first-hand look at life behind the mask in the major leagues, with umpires from the MLB crew calling the Padres-Cardinals series this weekend at Petco Park. Guest speakers: Gerry Davis, MLB umpire since 1984, crew chief for three World Series, who has called more postseason games than any umpire in baseball history; Mike Port, Major League Baseball's Vice President of Umpiring from 2005 to 2011. Moderator: Fred Rodgers, SABR Ted Williams Chapter.

10:25 a.m.-11:25 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Business of Baseball
Michael Haupert, co-chair (mhaupert@uwlax.edu)
Steven Weingarden, co-chair (steveweingarden@gmail.com)
* Guest speaker: Roberta J. Newman, author of Here's the Pitch: The Amazing, True, New, and Improved Story of Baseball and Advertising.

10:25 a.m.-11:25 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Nineteenth Century
Peter Mancuso, chair (peterplus4@earthlink.net)
Bob Bailey, vice-chair (bobbailey@cox.net)

11:30 a.m.-11:55 a.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP23:
Time Between Pitches: Cause of Long Games?

David W. Smith

11:30 a.m.-11:55 a.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP24: MLB Relief Pitching from the 1920s through the 1950s: The Three Stepping Stones: Firpo Marberry, Johnny Murphy, and Ellis Kinder
Wayne M. Towers

12:00 p.m.-12:25 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP25: They Deserved Each Other: The Tempestuous New York Giants Ownership of Charles Stoneham, John McGraw, and Frank McQuade
Daniel Levitt

12:00 p.m.-12:25 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP26: How Many Runs Did Ty Cobb Score in His Major-League Career?
Herm Krabbenhoft

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (Seaport Foyer)
Poster Presentations

From 12:00–1:00 p.m. on Saturday, SABR 49 poster presenters will be available for questions and discussion with their posters in the Seaport Foyer. The posters will be available for viewing all week during the convention. Click here to learn more about the SABR 49 poster presentations.

12:30 p.m.-12:55 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP27: Why Hall of Famers Were Not Enough: The Case of Charles and Horace Stoneham's Giants, 1929-37 and 1961-68
David Kaiser

12:30 p.m.-12:55 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP28: Dear Mr. Aaron
Melissa (Missy) Booker

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Early California Baseball History Panel
Our panel will discuss baseball's golden history in California before the migration of the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants following the 1957 season. Guest speakers: Carlos Bauer, a prolific baseball historian whose specialities include early California baseball and the minor leagues: Angus Macfarlane, a San Francisco-based "baseball treasure hunter" who focuses on baseball's pre-history in the Bay Area. Moderator: Bill Swank, author of numerous books and articles on San Diego baseball history. 

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
How to Do Baseball Research: Cecilia Tan
SABR Publications Director Cecilia Tan will be available at the How to Do Baseball Research table in the Seaport C Ballroom to discuss how to write for the Baseball Research Journal and participate in the BRJ's peer-review process.

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Oral History
John McMurray, chair (sabroralhistorycommittee@gmail.com)
* Guest speaker: Steve Garvey, who hit arguably the most iconic home run in San Diego Padres history and was a fan favorite in the National League during his 19-season career.

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Science and Baseball
Eric Van, chair (emvan@post.harvard.edu)

3:00-4:00 p.m. (Seaport C Ballroom)
SocialLink Tutorial Session: Deb Jayne
SABR Membership Director Deb Jayne will be available at the SABR table in Seaport C ballroom to answer questions about the new SocialLink platform (launching soon!) and how members can take advantage of its features.

3:25 p.m.-3:50 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP29: 1946: Major League Baseball's 1491
Steve Treder

3:25 p.m.-3:50 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP30: Kenesaw Mountain Landis and the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Robert F. Garratt

3:55 p.m.-4:20 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
RP31: 'When All Hell Broke Loose': Race, Labor, and the Problem of Postwar 'Normalcy'
Rich Megraw

3:55 p.m.-4:20 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
RP32: The Afterlife of Hugh Fullerton: What Happened After the Black Sox Scandal
Steve Klein

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Deadball Era
John McMurray, chair (deadball@sabr.org)
* 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.

4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Baseball and the Arts
Joanne Hulbert, co-chair (jhulbert49@gmail.com)

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Baseball and the Media
John McMurray, vice-chair (mcmurray.john@gmail.com)
* Guest speaker: Steve Klein, professor emeritus at George Mason University and veteran journalist on “How Hugh Fullerton Created an Ethical Impulse in Sports Writing.”

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Research Committee Meeting: Umpires and Rules
Perry Barber, co-chair (umpireplb@aol.com)

7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Seaport F Ballroom)
Encore presentation: Doug Pappas Research Award
The winners of the Doug Pappas Research Award and SABR Convention Poster Presentation Award will be announced, and an encore presentation will be given.

7:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (Seaport A/B Ballroom)
Trivia Contest Semifinals/Finals

We steadfastly maintain that there is nothing trivial about baseball trivia. Come watch SABR's best as they try to answer questions that are presented in ascending difficulty. The early-round questions will be at a relatively easy starting point, while the late-round questions, though more difficult, will still interest casual fans. Who will win the SABR 49 Trivia Contest? Come watch to find out.

 


Sunday, June 30

8:30 a.m.-11 :30 a.m. (Boardwalk, Marina Level)
SABR Board Meeting

 

For more information on SABR 49, visit SABR.org/convention.