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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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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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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 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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