Detroit Chapter SABR Day meeting (Detroit, MI)

The Detroit Chapter will hold its SABR Day meeting from 1:00-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the Detroit Public Library's staff lounge, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202.

The meeting is open to all baseball fans. Hope to see you there!

Here is our agenda for the meeting:

• 11:30–12:45 Optional Lunch at Traffic Jam, 511 W. Canfield in Midtown (RSVP to attend)
• 1:00–1:30 Meeting begins in the Staff Lounge of the Detroit Public Library with Welcome and Trivia Quiz based upon the day’s topics. Quizmasters: Peter Hoyos & Steve Weingarden.
• 1:30–2:30 Behind the Mask - the 1969 Detroit Tigers (Peter Hoyos) and feedback and discussion of the new chapter newsletter, The Catcher’s Mitt (Brandon Robetoy)
• 2:30–2:45 BREAK (15 minutes)
• 2:45–3:15 A Brief History of Negro League Baseball Cards (Gary Gillette)
• 3:15–3:45 Tribute to the late Lenny Green, Detroit native, Pershing High School star, and former Red Sox/Twins/Tigers outfielder
• 3:45–4:00 BREAK (15 minutes)
• 4:00–4:30 Thoughts regarding Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday (Gillette)
• 4:30–5:00 Bud Fowler: Pioneer and a worthy candidate for the Hall of Fame (Gillette)
• 5:00–5:30 Plans for the Centennial of the Detroit Stars First Game on April 20, 1919 (Gillette);
• 5:30–5:45 Hamtramck Stadium Update (Gillette)

For more information or questions, please contact Gary Gillette at GGillette@247baseball.com.