Jerry Malloy Negro Leagues Conference Set for June

The 10th Annual Jerry Malloy conference will be held June 14 to 17, 2007, in Portsmouth, Virginia, at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. “Barnstorming Across America: Local Stars and National Heroes Played Each Other in the Era of the Negro Leagues” reflects one of the important aspects of Negro baseball.

The 10th Annual Jerry Malloy conference will be held June 14 to 17, 2007, in Portsmouth, Virginia, at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. “Barnstorming Across America: Local Stars and National Heroes Played Each Other in the Era of the Negro Leagues” reflects one of the important aspects of Negro baseball. For more details, keep checking www.sabr.org and upcoming issues of The SABR Bulletin.

Papers are being solicited on all topics related to barnstorming (particularly in the South), Leon Day, Ray Dandridge, and all other Negro League topics. Papers are encouraged from all disciplines. Proposals should include an abstract of no more than 350 words and a brief curriculum vitae with contact information. Graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals. Poster presentations are also being accepted. Poster presentation proposals should be 150 words or less. Proposals are due March 1, 2007. Send three copies of your proposal and one disk, plus your resume to Leslie Heaphy, Kent State University, Stark Campus, 6000 Frank Road, North Canton OH 44720.



Originally published: October 27, 2006. Last Updated: October 27, 2006.

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