It Ain’t Over – More Baseball!

More BaseballEven though the 2013 baseball season is over and the Boston Red Sox have been crowned World Series Champions, there are several upcoming baseball events in our area:

Saturday, November 16, 2013

East Tennessee SABR Chapter meeting at the Lawson McGhee branch of the Knox County Public Library (downtown Knoxville) from 10 AM to 11:30 AM.

Guests are always welcome at SABR chapter events. For more information email Bryan Steverson: steverson@charter.net

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Pulitzer Prize winning author, Doris Kearns Goodwin will be in Nashville discussing her latest book, “The Bully Pulpit”.  The event takes place at Montgomery Bell Academy at 6:15 PM.

Ms. Goodwin was featured in interviews on Ken Burns’ PBS Special, “Baseball” and as author of “Wait Till Next Year” about her family’s love for the Brooklyn Dodgers when she was a young girl.

For more information: http://www.parnassusbooks.net

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The Nashville Old Timers Baseball Association will hold their 76th annual banquet at the Millennium Maxwell House. Former New York Yankees second baseman and 1960 World Series MVP Bobby Richardson will be the speaker.

Tickets are $50.00 each; for more information email:  info@otbaseball.com

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Fifth annual SABR Day – the local Grantland Rice-Fred Russell chapter will meet at Shelby Park in east Nashville in the “Junie” McBride Old Timers board room from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. The Old Timers Nashville Amatueur Baseball Hall of Fame is displayed there.

Guests welcome! Email Skip Nipper for more information:  skip@sulphurdell.com

Friday, February 6, 2014

The 13th annual American Baseball Foundation’s banquet with MLB pitching great Roger Clemens as the featured speaker.  The event will be held at The Club in Birmingham, Alabama. Individual tickets are $150.00 each.

For more information:  http://www.rickwood.com

Friday, April 4, 2014

The 19th Annual Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture will be held at MTSU in Murfreesboro. The luncheon speaker is former Kansas City Royals star Willie Wilson.

2014 information posted soon:  http://www.mtsu.edu/english/BBConf/

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