SABR 49: Join us for 1984 San Diego Padres panel

We are pleased to announce the 1984 Padres Panel for the SABR 49 convention this summer, celebrating San Diego's first National League pennant-winning team.

Join us on June 26-30, 2019, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego. The conference is open to all baseball fans, and early registration is now available online. Click here to register!

Here is some more information about our featured panelists:

  • Kurt Bevacqua, San Diego Padres infielder and 1984 World Series hero
  • Bob Chandler, San Diego Padres broadcaster, 1970-2003
  • Ron Rapoport, sports columnist and author
  • Ballard Smith, former President of the San Diego Padres
  • Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune sports columnist

Please note: All speakers are subject to change depending on availability.

The annual SABR convention, which is open to all baseball fans, includes top featured speakers from around the baseball world — front office executives, players, managers, scouts, journalists, historians, and analysts — innovative panel discussions, groundbreaking research presentations, major and minor league games, tours of historic ballparks, the SABR Trivia Contest, the Awards Luncheon, and most of all, the opportunity to make and renew baseball friendships over the course of this exciting and memorable event.

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