On August 10, 2011, the Society for American Baseball Research celebrated its 40th anniversary back in the place where the organization was founded in 1971: the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Courtesy of SABR member Sean Lahman, here are photos from the commemorative ceremony, which was emceed by Tom Hufford, one of the organization’s 16 founding members:
The San Francisco Giants also sent along a note of congratulations — on the scoreboard at AT&T Park on Wednesday (photo courtesy of Tom O’Doul):
Originally published: August 11, 2011. Last Updated: August 11, 2011.