The National Pastime: 2017 Issue: New York, New York: Baseball in the Big Apple

In 2017 the SABR national convention took place in New York City. As SABR has done since 2008, the annual issue of The National Pastime centered around the convention site. Organized chronologically, the articles in the 2017 issue include fascinating figures such as Joan Whitney Payson, Casey Stengel, and Graham McNamee, and events from Ruth playing at Sing Sing to the Titanic's sinking. More

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About Society for American Baseball Research

Ernie Harwell, the late Detroit Tigers broadcaster, said: “SABR is the Phi Beta Kappa of baseball, providing scholarship which the sport has long needed. ... An excellent way for all of us to add to our enjoyment of the greatest game." Who belongs to SABR? Many major and minor league baseball officials, broadcasters and writers, as well as numerous former players. Primarily, the membership consists of "just plain fans" — anyone interested in baseball can join. Today's SABR membership is over 6,000 people all over the world.

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