Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference

Save the date! The 11th annual Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference will be held April 26-27, 2019, at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Registration information and more schedule details will be available in the fall of 2018.

  • Call for papers: All SABR members are invited and encouraged to submit a Research Presentation Proposal Abstract on any topic of 19th-century baseball for the 2019 Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference. The deadline for proposal Abstracts is October 31, 2018. Your abstract must be between 200-400 words for a 20- to 25-minute presentation. Please include name, title, and contact information and send your proposal as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to Peter Mancuso at peterplus4@earthlink.net. Click here for more information.

The 2018 Ivor-Campbell conference was highlighted by a keynote address from baseball historian Don Jensen, along with a panel discussion on “Playing Ball: A Tribute to Tom Altherr” with John Thorn, David Block, and Larry McCray; a special presentation by Bill Ryczek: a re-created play-by-play broadcast of the greatest 19th-century game, Red Stockings at Atlantics, June 14, 1870; a Member Spotlight interview of Bob Tholkes by Tom Simon; plus book signings, research presentations, and a welcome dinner.

View more photos and coverage from the 2018 conference at SABR.org/ivor-campbell19c/2018.

 

 


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