2017 Fall Meeting 11/11/17

Hello all, just a reminder that the SABR Detroit Chapter will hold its Fall Meeting on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 11, noon to 430 PM in the William R. Gilstorf Room at the St. Clair Shores Public Library at 22500 Eleven Mile Road. Instead of meeting before hand for lunch there will be an informal dinner at the Cadieux Cafe at 4300 Cadieux Road on the East Side of Detroit. Please note, food is not...
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Quiz from Fall Meeting 11/11/7

SABR DETROIT TRIVIA QUIZ This quiz ranged in topics to 19th century, the winter meetings held throughout the 20th century, all the way to the present day. Good luck, no one said it would be easy! Answers at bottom. MIGUEL CABRERA (Dan DAddona) 1. What three positions has Cabrera been elected to an All-Star game at? 2. What country does Cabrera hail from, leading a group of several Tigers in the past decade? 3....
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SABR Detroit Chapter Meeting 8/20/2016

The next meeting of the SABR Detroit Chapter will be held on Saturday, August 20, from 1-5 p.m at Everybody Reads bookstore in Lansing. The meeting will feature a book club-style discussion of the works of renowned Lansing baseball historian and prolific author Peter Morris. Peter will speak briefly at the beginning of the meeting and participate in the discussion of his books “Game of Inches”, “Level Playing Fields”, and “Catcher” during the afternoon,...
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SABR Detroit Chapter Meeting November 19 with Tom Stanton

The SABR Detroit Chapter’s next meeting will be held on Saturday, November 19, at Pages Bookshop, 19560 Grand River Avenue in Northwest Detroit. The meeting will run from 2-5 p.m. and feature a book club-style discussion of Detroit-area author Tom Stanton’s renowned baseball oeuvre. In particular, we will discuss Tom’s latest book, Terror in the City of Champions, along with two earlier books, The Final Season and Ty and the Babe. Tom will speak...
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Detroit SABR Day Meeting 2/4/2017

The SABR Detroit Chapter will hold its annual SABR Day meeting on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, from 1:00 till 5:30 p.m. The meeting location will be the familiar and beautiful Friends Conference Room (next door to the Ernie Harwell Room) on the balcony of the Detroit Public Library in Midtown Detroit. The focus of our 2017 meeting will be on the history of Black Baseball and the Negro Leagues in Detroit and Hamtramck. Selections...
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SABR Day Quiz and Answers, Turkey Stearnes & Hamtramck Stadium 2/4/17

This was an admittedly tough quiz, and as was pointed out by chapter president Gary Gillette, more of a learning tool to educate about the history of Hamtramck Stadium and Turkey Stearnes. CLICK ON IMAGE OR VIEW PDF…with and without answers: SABR DAY 2017 TRIVIA QUIZ SABR DAY 2017 TRIVIA QUIZ incl answers                 If you get close to getting even half of the twenty questions correct,...
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2/4/17 SABR Day Wrap Up

The February 4th SABR Day meeting in Detroit was kicked off with a slide show presentation of Detroit Stars and Hamtramck Stadium. As many of you know the site was recently granted $50,000 for redevelopment. We were also able to see a brief promotional video and heard from the President of Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium Gary Gillette. We then viewed Norman Turkey Stearnes: A Family Album, presented by his youngest daughter Joyce Stearnes...
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Take Me Out to the Opera

A unique event is coming to the Detroit Public library! The following is taken directly from www.michiganopera.org November 1, 2017, 5:00-8:00 p.m., presentation at 6:30 p.m.,?Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit Join us and the Detroit Tigers for a memorable evening of history, insightful perspectives, and performances that honor our Detroit heritage. The event will showcase the significance of the Detroit Stars Negro Leagues baseball team and the Detroit Negro Civic Opera Company...
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2016 SABR Day Meeting Info

The Detroit Chapter will hold its annual SABR Day meeting on Saturday, January 30, from 1:00 till 5:30 p.m. in the Explorers Room of the Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue in Midtown Detroit (http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/branch/main). The meeting will be preceded by an optional lunch at 11:30 at Maccabees at Midtown bistro, 5057 Woodward, across the street from the DPL (http://www.maccabeesatmidtown.com/). Our SABR Day 2016 agenda (Detroit SABR Day 2016 meeting agenda) includes featured speakers...
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