January 29th, 2011
Chicago Chapter Meeting, Eisenhower Public Library, Harwood Heights, IL
SABR Day in America
Jim Callis of Baseball America led things off by talking about the draft, and how the new CBA could be the start of some changes to it. He also talked about White Sox and Cubs minor leaguers who could contribute to the big clubs in the next few years.
Dan Helpingstine, Author of The Cubs and the White Sox: A Baseball Rivalry. He talked more about the rivalry from a fan and players perspective.
Doak Ewing, had a copy of a rare film, Chicago White Sox, a look at the minor leagues, promo material for the 1949 season.
Thank you to Mark Braun for suppling the pizza.