Talk Baseball This Saturday at League Park

This Saturday, the local SABR chapter will have its annual fall meeting at League Park from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Even if you are not a member, guests are welcome and you should consider stopping by for the day’s festivities.

A $5 donation to the Baseball Heritage Museum at League Park will grant you admission for a day full of baseball talk, plus free pop and snacks for everyone. It also gives you a fantastic opportunity to see the renovated League Park grounds and the Baseball Heritage Museum.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9:30-9:40: Welcome and announcements
9:40-10:20: Jim Odenkirk author of the new book Of Tribes and Tribulations: The Early Decades of the Cleveland Indians
10:20-11:00: Russ Schneider, author, retired Plain Dealer writer
11:00-11:45: Paul Hoynes, writer for the Cleveland Plain Dealer
11:45-12:00: Book Raffle
12:00-1:00: Lunch
1:15-1:50: Robyn Marcs, author of Out of Left Field (on the 1913 Cleveland Naps)
1:50-2:10: Trivia with Rick Bradley
2:15-3:00: Panel on Blogging*
3:00-3:30: Tony Melodia, a discussion of baseball topics

*The blogging panel participants include Nino Colla of The Tribe Daily and Everybody Hates Cleveland, Michael Hattery of Everybody Hates Cleveland, Dave Scott of It’s Pronounced Lajaway, and Bob Toth of Did the Tribe Win Last Night?.


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