Are you going to 2017 Baseball Winter Meetings? Let us know

SABR will have a booth at the 117th annual Baseball Winter Meetings, December 10-14, 2017, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Stop by our booth, #2104, and say hello!

Are you a SABR member who is planning to attend the Winter Meetings? Let us know at

For more information on the Winter Meetings, visit


Get your copy of SABR’s new book detailing the history of baseball’s Winter Meetings, Baseball’s Business: The Winter Meetings: 1958-2016 (Volume Two), edited by Steve Weingarden and Bill Nowlin, and published by the SABR Digital Library!

All SABR members can download our Digital Library publications for free or get a 50% discount off the paperback edition. If you’re not a member, click here to join SABR.

Click here to download a free e-book copy of Volume One, covering baseball’s Winter Meetings from 1901-57.


Please consider joining SABR member Tyrone Brooks and the Baseball Industry Network at the annual Baseball Industry Network Baseball Winter Meetings Morning Meet-Up on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 8:00-10:00 a.m. at the Dolphin Hotel. The exact location will be e-mailed to all registered attendees.

Come on out, grab a coffee and mingle with fellow members of the Baseball Industry Network. As in past years, representatives from various major-league and minor league organizations will also be in attendance to network and screen potential candidates for various openings (full-time, internships, etc.) If you are someone looking for that big break, definitely be sure to stop through.

There is no cost to attend the morning meet-up, but like in past years, Tyrone is asking attendees to make a small donation ($5-10) to attend.

For convenience and because space is limited, please click here to RSVP by Monday night, December 11.

If you are with an organization and looking to screen potential job candidates, please e-mail We are also looking for some volunteers who can assist during the event. Follow the Baseball Industry Network on Twitter at @tbrooksBIN to get instant updates leading up to the event.


Many SABR members are also scheduled to speak at the Sports Management Worldwide Baseball Career Conference, held December 10-11 in conjunction with the Winter Meetings, at the nearby Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort. Among the list of scheduled speakers are SABR members:

  • Cory Schwartz, MLB Advanced Media Vice President, Stats
  • Dan Evans, Toronto Blue Jays Scout, former LA Dodgers GM
  • Tyrone Brooks, MLB Senior Director of Front Office and Field Staff Diversity Pipeline Program
  • Keith Woolner, Cleveland Indians Principal Data Scientist, Baseball Analytics
  • Jayson Stark, Former senior writer at

For more information on the Baseball Career Conference, visit

Originally published: December 5, 2017. Last Updated: December 5, 2017.