Monthly Archives: July 2017

CT SABR Summer Newsletter is Out!

It’s time for the summer edition of The Wood Pile, the official newsletter of the Smoky Joe Wood (CT) Chapter of SABR.  I hope you enjoy looking at it!  Here a roll-up of the features and a link to the PDF:

In This Issue:

A Year Makes A Difference For Yard Goats

Ellington’s Claire Smith, Spink Award Winner

When Danbury Was a Minor League Town

Entries in a Pacific Post War Baseball Diary

Upcoming Book Releases

Frank Observations

Book Review:  Leo Durocher by Paul Dickson

Bagwell Book by CT SABR Underway

New CT Members

MLB Players with CT Connections

CT SABR Annual Report

Writing Opportunities Abound

Upcoming Events

Link:  Smoky Joe Wood CT SABR Chapter Summer 2017 Newsletter v2


Goats, Clemente & Fireworks Aug. 18



CT SABR will take in a Hartford Yard Goats game on Friday, Aug. 18, a 7:05 pm start featuring the Goats versus the Reading Fightin’ Phils.


This will be a special night.  It is Roberto Clemente Celebration Day at Dunkin Donuts Park, which will include post-game fireworks and a Latino Beisbol poster giveaway.


Our tickets includes one excellent ballpark seat, access to the air conditioned Terrace Club, and a $2 credit toward a food purchase.  Each ticket is $15.


We’ve reserved only twenty-five tickets for this game.  Please let Steve Krevisky know how many tickets you need a.s.a.p.!


Please email Steve at to reserve your tickets and snail mail a check to:


Steve Krevisky

4 Blue Meadow Road

Middletown, CT, 06457


Please make out your check to Steve Krevisky.