Society For American Baseball Research Presents: Talking Baseball

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Society For American Baseball Research Presents: Talking Baseball says
Coming to San Diego for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game festivities? Join SABR's Ted Williams Chapter for Talking Baseball, a full day of eclectic baseball related programming including: speakers, singers, documentary film, and a no-hitter!

Here is the lineup for the day:

9:30 a.m.: Ted Williams Chapter President Dan Boyle welcomes audience
10:00 a.m.: Jacob Pomrenke, "The Black Sox Scandal: A Cold Case, Not a Closed Case"
11:00 a.m.: Bob Kendrick, Negro League Baseball Museum president
12:00 p.m.: Joe Rathburn, San Diego baseball singer/songwriter performs baseball songs
1:00 p.m.: Matt Nokes narrates video of Jim Abbott's 1993 NY Yankees no-hitter vs. Cleveland Indians
2:00 p.m.: Matt Thompson, "Ted Williams: A Tip of the Cap" one-man show
3:00 p.m.: Filmmaker Jon Leonoudakis screens his new documentary, "Hano! A Century in the Bleachers"
4:00 p.m.: The Baseball Reliquary presents folk singer Ross Altman's baseball songs
5:00 p.m.: Gene Locklear, former Padres outfielder discusses his life as a native American Indian artist and professional baseball player
6:00 p.m.: Talking Baseball concludes

This free public event is sponsored by PostalAnnex, Elite Services and Hunt Auctions. Tickets and reservations are NOT required.

The Baseball Research Center opened in 2001, with an initial collection of books and microfilm donated by SABR's Ted Williams Chapter. In the years since, it has grown to more than 3,000 publications, books, and journals, and 300 microfilm reels, all available to the public at San Diego's downtown Central Library.
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By: SDPL Central Library

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