• SABR Book Signing Event Thursday Night

    SABR Publication Short But Wondrous Summers: Baseball in the North Star State.Thursday night, which is an off night for the Twins, can still be full of baseball. At 7PM at the Barnes and Noble in Har Mar Mall, there will be a book signing of Short But Wondrous Summers: Baseball In The North Star State by several of the writers who contributed, including myself.

    The book, all by itself, is a rare opportunity. It is only produced for those cities which host a SABR convention, which happened this past June. As part of that, SABR recruits members to contribute stories, history and research surrounding the region that hosts it. It's not an exaggeration to say that a compilation of Minnesota baseball information like this is something that happens once in a generation. Whatever your baseball library looks like, it will be considerably upgraded with the inclusion of Short But Wondrous Summers. (If you can't make it Thursday night, you can also order the book or just learn more about it here.)

    Beyond that, several of the authors of the book will be there to give a short talk about the chapter that they wrote. There will also be a chance to ask questions. Finally, there will be a quick book signing, too.

    If you can make it, please make sure to introduce yourself. I'd love to talk about Twins Daily, or the Twins, or Gleeman and the Geek, or just about anything else. The good lord willing, maybe we can even grab a beer afterwards. I'll see you there.
    Comments 4 Comments
    1. lecroy24fan's Avatar
      lecroy24fan -
      How much will the book be at the signing? All I'm seeing at the link is joining SABRto get the book.


      EDIT: After hunting around I did find the link to buy it.
    1. John Bonnes's Avatar
      John Bonnes -
      Quote Originally Posted by lecroy24fan View Post
      How much will the book be at the signing? All I'm seeing at the link is joining SABRto get the book.


      EDIT: After hunting around I did find the link to buy it.
      Sorrry. It's $12 & ou can buy it here:

      http://astore.amazon.com/sabrwebsite...ail/1933599227
    1. ltwedt's Avatar
      ltwedt -
      Great event tonight John - Thanks for the conversation and your continued efforts.

      LT
    1. Sarah's Avatar
      Sarah -
      Sorry I couldn't make it but I did enjoy that book- kudos to everyone at SABR who put together a great compilation of baseball in Minnesota!
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