Exciting lineup for The Rabbit Maranville (Springfield, MA) Chapter’s Sept. 26 meeting! Please note that Howard Bryant will appear in person and Steve Kettman by Skype. Here is Maranville President Jim Winston’s email with details:
SOCIETY for AMERICAN BASEBALL RESEARCH
WALTER RABBIT MARANVILLE CHAPTER
Next Meeting – Monday September 26, 2016
TIME: 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
WHERE: Bears Den – Lower Level of the Campus Center
Western New England University
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119
REGISTRATION FEE: $5.00
SPEAKERS: HOWARD BRYANT: will be presenting about all topics of baseball, including the Boston Red Sox.
Howard Bryant writes weekly columns for ESPN.com and is often a panelist on ESPN’s “The Sports Reporters.” Mr. Bryant is the author of “Shut Out-A Story of Race and Baseball in Boston”; “The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron” and “Legends: The Best Players, Games and Teams in Baseball.”
STEVE KETTMAN: Will be presenting on his books: “One Day at Fenway” and “Baseball Maverick: How Sandy Alderson Revolutionized Baseball & Revived the Mets.”
Refreshments will be served and there will be a new selection of baseball books, hats, and other baseball related items for sale.
If you have any questions, please call the following:
Steve Manioudakis (President) 413-427-4681 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Winston (VP/Secretary) 413-584-1110 or email@example.com
From the East and West (Boston, Albany) via the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90):
Leave the Mass. Pike at Exit 6. Turn left onto I-291. Take Exit 5 off I-291 (“Route 20-A West to East Springfield”). Bear right at the end of the exit ramp on Page Blvd. Take the left at the first light onto Roosevelt Ave. Take Roosevelt Avenue 2.5 miles to the intersection with Wilbraham Road (fifth traffic light). Turn left onto Wilbraham Road and follow it 1.5 miles through the second light. Turn right into the parking lot of the Welcome Center. (Total 5.6 miles from Mass. Pike.)
From the North via Interstate 91:
Leave I-91 at Exit 8, (“Ludlow, Boston 1-291”). Travel to Exit 5B, (“East Springfield”). Turn right off of the ramp onto Page Blvd. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Roosevelt Ave. Take Roosevelt Avenue 2.5 miles to the intersection with Wilbraham Road (fifth traffic light). Turn left onto to Wilbraham Road and follow it 1.5 miles through the second light. Turn right into the parking lot of the Welcome Center. (Total 8.6 miles from I-91)
From the South via Interstate 91:
Leave I-91 at Exit 2 (“East Longmeadow”). Follow signs (“Route 83”) to the light at the intersection of Longhill and Sumner Ave. Turn right onto umner Ave. Travel straight on Sumner Ave. (which becomes Allen St.) to the traffic light at the intersection of Allen St. and Bradley Road (3.2 miles). Turn left onto radley Road and travel 1.6 miles to Wilbraham Rd. and turn right. Travel 0.2 miles and turn right, into the parking lot of the Welcome Center. (Total 5.7 miles from I-91.)