When Baseball Went to War Conference to be Held at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans

Many SABR members and baseball notables are scheduled to participate in the upcoming conference and exhibition Duty, Honor, Country: When Baseball Went to War being held on November 9-11 at The National World World II Museum in New Orleans.

Conference sessions will commence on Friday, November 9, 2007 followed by an evening reception and exhibit opening.

Many SABR members and baseball notables are scheduled to participate in the upcoming conference and exhibition Duty, Honor, Country: When Baseball Went to War being held on November 9-11 at The National World World II Museum in New Orleans.

Conference sessions will commence on Friday, November 9, 2007 followed by an evening reception and exhibit opening. Tommy Lasorda, will be the featured speaker at a dinner on the evening of November 10 and the conference will continue through Sunday afternoon on November 11.  See below for a tentative schedule of events. 

World War II Veterans and famed Major Leaguers including Bob Feller, Dom DiMaggio, Morrie Martin, Johnny Pesky, Jerry Coleman, Lou Brissie and others will join with baseball historians and authors for panel discussions and presentations about the importance of our national pastime to a nation at war. Program sessions include such topics as



Originally published: September 17, 2007. Last Updated: September 17, 2007.

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