SABR 49: Join us for MLB Umpires Panel with Gerry Davis and Greg Gibson

We are pleased to announce the MLB Umpires Panel for the SABR 49 convention this summer in San Diego for a first-hand look at life behind the mask in the major leagues.

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:

  • Gerry Davis, MLB umpire since 1984, crew chief for three World Series, who has called more postseason games than any umpire in baseball history
  • Greg Gibson, MLB umpire since 1999 who called the 2011 World Series and was behind the plate for Randy Johnson’s 2004 perfect game and Clayton Kershaw’s 2014 no-hitter
  • Mike Port, Major League Baseball's Vice President of Umpiring from 2005 to 2011
  • Moderator: Fred Rodgers

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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