Registration now open for SABR Virtual sessions in July 2020

SABR Virtual Convention 2020

Baseball fans, join us throughout the month of July 2020 for SABR Virtual, a series of online presentations, chats, and panel discussions featuring authors, scholars, and figures from around the game!

Registration is now open for each SABR Virtual session at, where you can find the full schedule of speakers and presenters for our online events.

SABR Virtual sessions are scheduled each weekend from Thursday, July 9 to Sunday, July 26, highlighted by:

  • Nearly 40 research presentations on all aspects of baseball, past and present, from the major leagues, minor leagues, and Negro Leagues
  • Half a Century in Half an Hour: SABR’s 50 at 50 Project, with Leslie Heaphy, John Thorn, and Jason Schwartz
  • Evaluating Baseball Art: Storytelling in a Digital Age, with Graig Kreindler, Anika Orrock, Dick Perez, and Anthony Salazar
  • Civil Rights and Baseball: Perception and Reality, with Dr. Louis Moore and Emily Hawks
  • Baseball Then and Now: Arnold Hano’s 94 Years in the Bleachers, with Arnold Hano, Jon Leonoudakis, and Jean Ardell
  • MLB Diversity Initiatives and Social Justice Resources, with Tyrone Brooks and Corey Smith
  • Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, July 11, with Bob Davids Award announcement to follow
  • Online raffle in which all SABR members will have the opportunity to win baseball memorabilia. Click here to learn more and enter to win!

SABR’s Annual Business Meeting, scheduled from 4:00-5:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 11 will be livestreamed at for everyone to watch online. The Board of Directors welcomes any questions from members; please fill out our online form to submit a question in advance.

SABR members will have first priority to reserve their spot for each daily two-hour session. Recordings will be available for all baseball fans to view afterward on SABR’s YouTube channel.

Visit to find the complete schedule of presentations and join us for SABR Virtual in July!

Originally published: June 25, 2020. Last Updated: July 9, 2020.