This has been another outstanding year for SABR, with an entertaining and informative SABR 48 convention in Pittsburgh and a special day at the ballpark at PNC Park, innovative research and publishing projects, and outstanding involvement from volunteers. Your year-end charitable gift will help us close out 2018 and enable us to make 2019 even more successful.
In 2019, SABR's 49th national convention will be held June 26-30 in San Diego and the eighth annual SABR Analytics Conference will be held March 8-10 in Phoenix. Other SABR events include the Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference, the Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference, and the AFL Experience. SABR continues to host many local chapter events, to produce 8-10 free e-books that are provided to members each year through the SABR Digital Library, groundbreaking research through two editions of the Baseball Research Journal and The National Pastime, the Baseball Biography Project and Games Project, and the popular SABR.org.
Please help us reach this year’s giving goal! As a 501(c)3 organization, tax-deductible donations allow SABR to expand member opportunities and to become an even larger voice in the baseball community. Many members have already become donors, and you can join them right now by making your gift online at SABR.org/donate.
All of us at SABR appreciate your support of our great organization and the game we love. As a small token of our appreciation, each year we thank our donors by offering them the following gifts:
- $25-$99: receive a "Donor” convention badge ribbon entitling early entry into the SABR Convention Awards Banquet
- $100-$499: receive the above benefit plus one ticket to the SABR Convention Donor Event that features a "State of SABR" presentation by our executive leadership (a donation of $200 or more entitles the donor to one additional ticket.)
- $500-$1,499: receive all of the above benefits plus a SABR MVP Polo Shirt
- $1,500 and up: receive all of the above benefits plus an executive level room upgrade at the SABR Convention hotel
*Convention-related premiums assume payment of registration fees and attendance
Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Please check if your company will match your gift or volunteer hours to the Society for American Baseball Research.
Over the years, generous SABR members have also made arrangements to support the organization through their estates. If you would like to make a bequest to help support the work of SABR, we would be pleased to provide you with specific language to document your intentions. If you have already remembered SABR in your estate plans, please accept our thanks for your extraordinary support — and let us know so that we can be certain to use your gift in the way you’d most want to further the goals of SABR.
Please join me in supporting SABR by making a donation online today. You can also send your donation by check to:
Cronkite School at ASU
555 N. Central Ave. #416
Phoenix, AZ 85004
By doing so you help SABR fulfill its mission and increase the impact of our baseball analysis and historical study. If you have questions regarding your gift, feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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