SABR 49: Padres stars Randy Jones, Carlos Hernández, Mark Sweeney to speak at San Diego convention

We are pleased to announce more of our featured speakers at the SABR 49 convention this summer in San Diego.

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:

  • Randy Jones, 1976 National League Cy Young Award winner, charter member of Padres Hall of Fame, and owner of Randy Jones BBQ at Petco Park
  • Carlos Hernández, who played 11 seasons in the major leagues and was a key contributor on the Padres’ 1998 World Series team; now a Spanish-language color analyst on Fox Deportes
  • Mark Sweeney, who played 14 seasons in the major leagues as a outfielder, first baseman, and pinch-hitter extraordinaire from 1995 to 2008; now a TV analyst on Fox Sports San Diego

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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Originally published: April 24, 2019. Last Updated: April 24, 2019.