We are very excited to announce that the SABR Detroit Chapter will hold its Fall Meeting on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 11, in Detroit. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. Location TBA. An optional lunch nearby will precede the meeting.
Featured speakers include:
  • Steve Weingarden of Toledo, SABR Business of Baseball co-chair, who will talk about the history of baseball’s Winter Meetings, including the massive effort he supervised to produce the definitive three-volume set of SABR books on the subject.
  • Chip Martin of London, Ontario, who will talk about the many fascinating connections between our own 1880s National League Detroit Wolverines and the American Association Pittsburgh Alleghenys, who would jump leagues and later become the NL Pirates club that survives to the present. Chip will also talk about his upcoming book on the 1880s Wolverines.
  • Mitch Lutzke of Williamston, MI, who will talk about his extensive research into the history of the? Page Fence Giants of Adrian, as well as about his forthcoming book on that fabled team, which should be published in early 2018.
  • Gary Gillette (Detroit) and Dan D’Addona (Holland, MI), who will debate Miguel Cabrera’s place on the list of greatest hitters of all-time.

Stay tuned for more details!

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