SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference – The 2nd annual Women in Baseball Conference will take place this weekend and is sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University. SPORTS AGENT BLOG

SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference – SPORTS AGENT BLOG
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“The 2nd annual Women in Baseball Conference will take place this weekend and is sponsored by SABR and the International Women’s Baseball Center, and hosted by Rockford University.

This year’s conference will be a virtual event centered around the theme “Celebrating African American Women in Baseball.” 

In addition to learning about topics such as the Dolly Vardens, Maud Nelson, Tillie Ford, the Hagerstown Mollys, and much more, there will also be a celebration of the Negro Leagues Centennial on Saturday night, with a special design unveiling for an outdoor pylon. The celebration will be followed by an announcement of the 2020 Dorothy Seymour Mills Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

The featured speaker on Friday night will be Lauren Meyer, Emmy Award-nominated director of The Other Boys of Summer.

The conference will also have a Player Panel on Saturday morning with MLB’s Elizabeth Benn, Rachel Folden of the Chicago Cubs, Team Canada’s Marika Lyszczyk, Bianca Smith from Carroll University, and Madison Femia.

‘We are so excited for this conference to start on Friday. There is such a great lineup of speakers including a panel from MLB, Lauren Meyer our keynote speaker and a Sunday discussion with Lonnie Murray, Jacara Ware and Maacah Scott. All are welcome and can register at www.sabr.org‘ said Leslie Heaphy. 

Here is the schedule of events for the 2020 SABR/IWBC Women in Baseball Conference…:”