SABR 50 convention in Baltimore

SABR 50: Join us in Baltimore for Babe Ruth panel with Jane Leavy, Mike Gibbons, Bill Jenkinson

SABR 50 Babe Ruth panel: Jane Leavy, Bill Jenkinson, Mike Gibbons

MAY 27, 2022 — Attendees at this summer’s SABR’s 50th annual convention — scheduled for August 17-21, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor hotel in Baltimore — will enjoy hearing a special panel discussion on Baltimore’s native son, Babe Ruth. 

On Thursday, August 18, from 10:00-11:00 a.m., award-winning authors Jane Leavy (The Big Fella) and Bill Jenkinson (The Year Babe Ruth Hit 104 Home Runs) along with Mike Gibbons, Director Emeritus and Historian for the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, will speak about the life and legacy of Babe Ruth, who was born in Baltimore in 1895, learned to play baseball at St. Marys Industrial School for Boys, and began his professional career at the age of 19 with the minor-league Baltimore Orioles in 1914.

The annual SABR convention, which is open to all baseball fans, includes top featured speakers from around the baseball world, innovative panel discussions, groundbreaking research presentations, ballgames, 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. 

Early registration discounts are now available for SABR 50. Click here for complete details on the SABR 50 All-Inclusive Package, Regular Registration, and other optional sessions.

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Please note: All speakers are subject to change due to availability.

Originally published: May 27, 2022. Last Updated: June 2, 2022.