The 13th annual SABR Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference will be held on April 29-30, 2022, at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. All baseball fans are welcome to attend.

Here is the complete schedule for the 2022 Ivor-Campbell Conference:

Friday, April 29

(All times are listed in the Eastern Time Zone)

  • 9:00-9:45 a.m.: Check-in and Morning Coffee Service (Giamatti Research Center lobby)
  • 9:45-10:00 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions (Grandstand Theater)
  • 10:10-10:40 a.m.: RP#1 David Krell (Bullpen Theater) and RP#2 Bob Bailey (Learn Center)
  • 10:50-11:20 a.m.: RP#3 Herm Krabbenhoft (Bullpen Theater) and RP#4 Brian Engelhardt (Learn Center)
  • 11:20-11:30 a.m.: 3rd Inning Stretch
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: RP#5 Dennis Thiessen (Bullpen Theater) and RP#6 Dixie Tourangeau (Learn Center)
  • 12:00-1:30 p.m.: On Your Own: Lunch in “America’s Perfect Village” and/or explore the Hall of Fame
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Panel Discussion: “Chris Von der Ahe: 19th Century Baseball’s Greatest Showman” with Tom Hetrick, Dennis Thiessen, Paul Browne, and moderator Bill Ryczek
  • 2:30-3:00 p.m.: RP#7 Tom Gilbert (Grandstand Theater)
  • 3:10-3:40 p.m.: RP#8 Joanne Hulbert (Bullpen Theater) and RP#9 Bob Fitzpatrick (Learn Center)
  • 3:40-4:10 p.m.: 7th Inning Stretch: Coffee Service and Book Signings 1 (Giamatti Research Center)
  • 4:15-5:00 p.m.: Member Spotlight Interview: Dixie Tourangeau, with Bob Bailey (Grandstand Theater)
  • 7:00-10:00 p.m.: Welcoming Dinner at Templeton Hall (optional; pre-registration required)

Saturday, April 30

  • 9:00-9:45 a.m.: Check-in and Morning Coffee Service (Giamatti Research Center lobby)
  • 9:45-10:00 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions (Grandstand Theater)
  • 10:10-10:40 a.m.: RP#10 Richard Hershberger (Bullpen Theater) and RP#11 Steve Kuzmiak (Learn Center)
  • 10:50-11:20 a.m.: RP#12 Gregory Wolf (Bullpen Theater) and RP#13 Michael Rinehart Jr. (Learn Center)
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:40 p.m.: Luncheon (included with Conference Registration) and Keynote Speaker Thomas Gilbert (Templeton Hall)
  • 1:50-2:50 p.m.: Special Presentation: Jonathan Popovich, “A Game of Ball: Reconstructing The Elysian Fields, 1845 – 1865” (Grandstand Theater)
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m.: RP#14 Brian Sheehy (Grandstand Theater)
  • 3:30-4:15 p.m.: 7th Inning Stretch: Book Signings 2 and Afternoon Coffee Service (Giamatti Research Center)
  • 4:15-4:55 p.m.: RP#15 Greg Gajus (Grandstand Theater)
  • 4:55-5:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks (Grandstand Theater)
  • 5:45-9:30 p.m.: Post-Conference Gathering Buffet (optional, pre-registration required)

For more details on the Ivor-Campbell Conference, visit SABR.org/ivor-campbell19c

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