Mickey Lolich and Tom Gage to Headline October 20th Meeting

The next SABR Detroit meeting will be October 20th at the Detroit Public Library in Midtown Detroit, 5201 Woodward Ave.  Mickey Lolich and Spike Award winning author Tom Gage will be discussing their new book “Joy in Tigertown“. Lolich of course is best known as the Tigers hero of the 1968 World Series.  Lolich is among one the best Tiger pitchers of all time, spending 13 of his 16 seasons in Detroit.  Career numbers...
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Dave Filipi Presents: Rare Baseball Films

Hey if you’re in the Cleveland area May 9th check out Dave Filipi Presents: Rare Baseball Films. Dave is a member of Hank Gowdy chapter in Columbus. Dave’s film includes?Walter Johnson from his time as manager of the Cleveland Indians, an interview with Ty Cobb, and plenty of Babe Ruth. http://www.clevelandart.org/events/films/dave-filipi-presents-rare-baseball-films...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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