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St. Marys 2016

Schedule

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Saturday, November 12th

8:00 – 9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome and Overview
9:15 – 9:45 John Cairney: Chasing pitching perfection: A history of perfect innings in baseball – Canadian Connections
9:45 – 10:15 Bill Young and John Lutz: Manny McIntyre: A Canadian Baseball Hero
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 12:00 Panel discussion: Beachville in 1838: Separating Fact from Fiction Panelists: Bob Barney, Bill Humber, Chip Martin Moderator: David Langford
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 David McDonald: Jack Humphries: Left‐Handed Catcher
1:30 – 2:00 Dennis Thiessen: Tip O’Neill: A Year in the Life of the Champion Batsman of 1887
2:00 – 2:45 Michael Murray: A Canadian Baseball History Quiz
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:30 Danny Gallagher: Scouting in Canada: How More of our Players are Getting Recognized
3:30 – 4:00 Brian Marshall: Arthur Irwin: A Complete Career
4:00 Onwards Tour of the Hall of Fame’s Museum and Grounds

Sunday, November 13th

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast and Chit-Chat
9:00 – 9:30 David Morneau: Museum plans update from the Hall of Fame’s Board
9:30 – 10:00 Bill Humber: So Close! Why Baseball Didn’t Become Canada’s National Game
10:00 – 10:30 Chip Martin: The London Tecumsehs, Canada’s First Major League Champions
10:30 – 10:45 Fred Toulch: The 1912 Imperial Tobacco Baseball Card Set
10:45 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:15 David Matchett: Canadian Participation on the 1884 Indianapolis Hoosiers
11:15 – 12:15 Heidi Jacobs, Miriam Wright and Cal Murgu: The Chatham Coloured All‐Stars: Race and Baseball in Southwestern Ontario 1932‐39
11:15 – 12:15 Andrew North: The Harry Simmons Collection at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame