Detroit Stars Centennial Conference

A reminder that the Detroit Stars Centennial Conference starts Thursday, August 8th. www.DetroitStars.org Please note that we have a few bus tour seats available on Saturday that can be reserved without registering for the conference. Cost is $75 for the daylong tour, which includes private Motown Museum admission and a lower deck box seat to the Tigers’ Negro Leagues Tribute game on Saturday evening....
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Detroit Tigers Co-Sponsor Detroit Stars Centennial Conference

Attention SABR members and Friends: We are very happy to announce that the Detroit Tigers are now officially co-sponsors of the Detroit Stars Centennial Conference.  The schedule of events has been altered to take advantage of the Tigers’ generous hospitality.  We will arrive at Comerica Park on Saturday, August 10, at 4:15 PM to participate in the Negro League Players panel discussion before the game.  Please follow the links below to the DSCC website....
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“The Summer King” Coming to the Detroit Opera House May 12th

The Michigan Opera Theatre is staging four performances of the new opera “The Summer King” at the Detroit Opera House from Saturday, May 12, to Sunday, May 20. “The Summer King” tells the story of the life and career of Negro Leagues superstar Josh Gibson. In conjunction with the Saturday, May 19, performance, SABR’s Detroit Chapter will hold a two-hour dinner meeting at the Detroit Beer Company, 1529 Broadway, directly across the street from...
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2018 Detroit SABR Day, February 3rd

Great day planned for February 3rd in Detroit, 1-545PM Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave. Tram, Lou, and Morris trivia. Detroit Wolverines and Page Fence Giants discussions. A little bit of something for every baseball fan! See link below for detailed agenda. Don’t overlook the Babe Ruth birthday bash later that night (7:14PM) at Nemo’s! Detroit SABR Day 2018 meeting agenda updated    ...
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Fleetwood Walker and Negro League Baseball Forum set for Monday, February 26 in Toledo

What is it? Moses Fleetwood Walker, a 19th century black baseball star credited with playing major league ball over 60 years before Jackie Robinson broke into Major League Baseball. Local baseball historians will discuss “Fleet” Walker and Negro League Baseball to honor Black History Month. “We wanted to host an event that connected Black history and Toledo, said Eric Wagner, Chairman of the Toledo History Museums Programming Committee. “Walker’s story is engaging and it...
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July 19 Author Visit: Joy in Tigertown by Mickey Lolich & Tom Gage

Hey folks just letting you all know that coming to Pages Bookshop in Detroit on July 19 6-730PM, will be Mickey Lolich and Tom Gage to discuss their new book, Joy in Tigertown: A Determined Team, a Resilient City, and our Magical Run to the 1968 World Series. Many of you will recall that Tom Gage covered the Tigers beat for the Detroit News from 1979 to 2014. In 2015, Gage won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award...
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