Registration Open for SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference


Welcome to our second annual Women in Baseball Conference, sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University.


This year’s conference will be a virtual event centered around the theme “Celebrating African American Women in Baseball.” Presentations and panels will take place over three days on September 11-13, 2020.


In addition to learning about topics such as the Dolly Vardens, Maud Nelson, Tillie Ford, the Hagerstown Mollys, and much more, there will also be a celebration of the Negro Leagues Centennial on Saturday night, with a special design unveiling for an outdoor pylon.


Our featured speaker on Friday night will be Lauren Meyer, Emmy Award-nominated director of The Other Boys of Summer.

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