SABR Day 2015 Trivia Quiz

The very challenging Detroit chapter SABR Day trivia quiz is shared here in two versions – with and without answers. Take your best shot at the questions, and then validate your answers with the second file. First, the questions: SABR_DAY_2015_TRIVIA_QUIZ_final …and then the answers: SABR_DAY 2015_TRIVIA QUIZ_with_answers_Final Don’t feel bad if you failed to ace this one!  ...
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Cochrane Plan Documents

John Davids has provided documents of the 1990 Cochrane Plan, an innovative attempt to enhance Tiger Stadium’s amenities while preserving the character of the existing ballpark. The Tigers, as we know, elected not to pursue any renovations, choosing instead to build a new ballpark later in the decade, ultimately known as Comerica Park. Nonetheless, these documents provide a fascinating glimpse into what might have been had the Tigers followed the leads of clubs like...
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2015 SABR Day Meeting

The 2015 SABR Day meeting of the Detroit chapter was held on January 31, 2015 in the Old Fine Arts Room at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library. A number of topics were covered, including: Tributes to late SABR members Dick Clark and Don Lund A panel discussion on three historic ballparks – Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and Tiger Stadium Navin Field Grounds Crew presentation Updates on Tiger Stadium and Hamtramck Stadium...
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Dick Clark Tribute Photos

SABR member Rick Meister gave a heartfelt tribute at the 2015 SABR Day meeting to his dear friend and longtime SABR member Dick Clark, who passed away on December 8, 2014. Dick was considered one of the foremost experts on Negro League baseball, in addition to his many other interests. Rick provided a number of photos of Dick in various settings that can be viewed below....
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