Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) Houston Chapter June Meeting Recap

Hello everyone, The Youtube video for the June 15, 2020 meeting is now available! The video is located on the SABR Houston Larry Dierker Chapter channel. Please subscribe to our channel if you have not done so already. I will be asking members soon to post videos or other exciting stuff to the channel. Here … Continue reading Society of American Baseball Research (SABR) Houston Chapter June Meeting Recap

Film as History: Baseball Style

How many times have you heard the expression "the book is always better than the movie?" For us book and film lovers, we hear it all the time. Very rarely do I watch a film and think to myself, that was better than the book. In fact, about 95% of the time I have read … Continue reading Film as History: Baseball Style

Billy Sunday | Ames Historical Society

William Ashley (Billy) Sunday was born on his grandparents' farm just south of Ames, Iowa, on November 19, 1862.  Martin and Mary Ann Cory settled there in 1852 on land now occupied by the Highway 30 and Duff Avenue interchange, and the old sewage treatment plant.  The Cory family cemetery is still located on that … Continue reading Billy Sunday | Ames Historical Society