Despite the lockout, it’s been a busy offseason and we have lots to talk about as a chapter! Join us from 10-noon as we convene to process recent news and events in baseball.
For our next book club we will discuss Alex Speier’s account of how the Boston Red Sox built the team that won a world championship in 2018
Chris Ilitch, on behalf of the Detroit Tigers organization, participated in an event acknowledging the start of renovation work on historic Hamtramck Stadium, one of only five Negro League ballparks still in existence.
The Wayne County Commission today approved an $850,000 grant proposal from Executive Warren C. Evans to fund the renovation of Historic Hamtramck Stadium, once the home of the Negro National League’s Detroit Stars.
This Saturday, June 19, the Lansing Lugnuts are inducting the fabled (Adrian) Page Fence Giants team into their Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame.
Join us tonight! Here’s the info and link.
Watch the video of last week’s Zoom panel on the House of David baseball team.
We are proud to kick off our 2021 SABR Southern Michigan book clubs with an award-winning book by one of our chapter board members. In the late 19th century, Adrian, Michigan, was home to a nationally-known team of African American All-Stars. Mitch Lutzke tells their nearly forgotten story in The Page Fence Giants: A History of Black Baseball’s Pioneering Champions.
Calling all baseball fans! Kalamazoo Public Library (KPL) is offering a new program this spring called Baseball Books-on-Deck 2021. Join KPL and celebrate the beginning of the baseball season by attending four special author/historian presentations about America’s Pastime.
March 11, 2021 8:00 p.m. Eastern Live on Zoom Watch the video of this event: Download Audio The House of David baseball team of Benton…