There’s No Cheating in Baseball Quiz

At the recent SABR Day meeting in Detroit on February 5th, chapter chair Gary Gillette was called on to pinch hit with a last minute presentation on cheating in baseball through the years.  Below is the quiz that accompanied the presentation.  Answers at the bottom! “There’s No Cheating in Baseball” Quiz By Gary Gillette 1. Which phrases do you believe describe cheating in baseball historically? a. “Cheating in sports is as old as sports.”...
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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 Chapter Meeting for SABR Day February 1

February 1: SABR Day, 12-4 PM, at the Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202, in the Music Room on the 3rd floor of the Woodward side of the Library. Our event begins at 12:00 PM with opening greetings and a chance to get settled.  The Presentations will begin at 12:30 PM.  Gary Gillette will give a presentation about Baseball’s cheating scandal.  Jerry Amernic, novelist and Babe Ruth historian, is our primary speaker.   Jerry...
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SABR Detroit Fall Meeting 10/19/19

Please join SABR Detroit on Saturday, October 19, from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM, at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library, Old Fine Arts Room (3rd floor), 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. We will have three guest speakers on that date.  SABR’s own Jesse Goldberg-Strassler, Lansing Lugnuts broadcaster and 2019 Minor League Broadcaster of the Year will leadoff and get things started. University of Michigan Pitching Coach Chris Fetter and Assistant Coach...
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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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