Vermont SABR Announces Spring Speakers

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The Society for American Baseball Research will be holding its Spring 2018 Research Meeting on Sunday April 22nd from 1-4 PM at the Miller Center in Burlington.  This event is free and open to the public.

The Miller Center is located at 130 Gosse Court, just off North Avenue in Burlington’s New North End. There will be free and ample parking.

This meeting will feature five research presentations on all aspects of baseball history.

Professor Scott Roper of Castleton University will be speaking about “Wobblies, Immigrants, and the Baseball Creed: Constructing and Controlling Textile Field in Manchester, New Hampshire, 1912-1916.”

Tom Haley of the Rutland Herald will be discussing Vermonters who have just missed making the Major Leagues.

Barry Trutor of the Vermont Old Cemetery Association (VOCA) will talk about his research into Major League Baseball players buried in Vermont cemeteries.

Chuck McGill will introduce us to his research into no-hitters in the minor leagues.

Clayton Trutor will be discussing the history of baseball’s Tony Conigliaro Award, which honors players who have personal or physical adversity in their careers.

For more information, please contact Clayton Trutor, SABR-Vermont chair, by phone (612-839-7626) or via email (ctrutor@gmail.com).

We invite you also to follow us on social media. Our Twitter handle is @sabrvt

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