Yes, the next meeting will be February 2nd at the Detroit Public Library, 1 – 530 PM in the DPL Staff Lounge, Level A.

SABR Detroit Chapter Agenda

Annual SABR Day meeting, February 2, 2019

• 11:30–12:45 Optional Lunch at Traffic Jam, 511 W. Canfield in Midtown (RSVP to attend)

• 1:00–1:30 Meeting begins at Detroit Public Library with Welcome and Trivia Quiz based upon
the day’s topics, Quizmasters: Peter Hoyos & Steve Weingarden; trivia answers
and prizes.
• 1:30–2:30 Behind the Mask – the 1969 Detroit Tigers (Peter Hoyos); and feedback and discussion of the new chapter newsletter, The Catcher’s Mitt (Brandon Robetoy)

• 2:30–2:45 BREAK (15 minutes)

• 2:45–3:15 A Brief History of Negro League Baseball Cards (Gary Gillette)

  • 3:15–3:45 Tribute to the late Lenny Green, Detroit native, Pershing High School star, and former Red Sox/Twins/Tigers outfielder• 3:45–4:00 BREAK (15 minutes)

    • 4:00–4:30 Thoughts regarding Jackie Robinson’s 100th birthday (Gillette)

  • 4:30–5:00 Bud Fowler: Pioneer and a worthy candidate for the Hall of Fame (Gillette)
  • 5:00–5:30 Plans for the Centennial of the Detroit Stars First Game on April 20, 1919 (Gillette);

5:30–5:45 Hamtramck Stadium Update (Gillette)

Free parking might be available in the employee lot on south side of library, off Putnam Street between Cass & Woodward. If the gate to the employee lot is down, use Wayne State parking ramp directly across Putnam Street. There is also metered street parking on all four sides of the library.

RSVPs & Questions: Contact Peter Hoyos [].

As always, SABR Detroit meetings are free and open to the public. Non-members always welcome.

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