Feb 21

2nd Annual D.C. Baseball History Winter Meeting – Tomorrow at 1:00

Walter Johnson: Baseball's Big Train

Walter Johnson: Baseball’s Big Train

Join us at our 2nd Annual D.C. Baseball History Winter Meeting. Last year we filled the 50 seats at the meeting this year we will be in a room that will hold 80 seats. FYI, this is a free event. The only reason you would need money during the event is if you decide to buy a book or some other merchandise.

Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Guest Speaker: Hank Thomas – author of “Walter Johnson: Baseball’s Big Train” and owner of Phenom Sports
Location: Hilton Garden Inn DC/Bethesda – 7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD 20814
Website: http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

Your Host: Mark Hornbaker , owner of www.dcbaseballhistory.com
Please join us for our second annual D.C. Baseball History Meeting. Last year we filled the 50 seats and this year we will be in a room that holds 80. NOTE: This is a free event and the room accommodates 80 people. Please e-mail Mark Hornbaker at: mhornbaker@comcast.net to reserve your seat. The first 80 people who send Mark an e-mail will be admitted.

1:00-2:00 – Pre-made Sandwich Buffet including pre-made deli sandwiches (Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef), mustard, mayonnaise and horseradish, dill pickles, tomatoes and lettuce. Individual bags of chips, assorted whole, fresh fruit, assorted soft drinks and bottled water.

2:00-3:00 – Hank Thomas will speak about his grandfather, Walter Johnson.

3:00-3:30 – Gary Sarnoff will speak on the the 1933 Senators.

3:30-4:00 – Steve Walker will speak on the 1969 Senators.

4:00-4:10 – James Hartley will present Dick Heller, long time sports columnist for the Washington Star, and the Washington Times, with an award that recognizes Dick’s coverage of sports for more than 50 years. The senior sportswriter in Washington, D.C., Dick Heller is best known for his career as columnist and editor for the Washington Star and the Washington Times. His columns on current sports topics and his popular “The Way It Was” series of sports nostalgia can be found at: http://dickheller.wordpress.com/.

4:15-5:00 – Book signings plus other merchandise for sale.

George Case and Jim Vankoski will have copies of the DVD “Ballfield to Battlefield and Back, From FDR to JFK.”

Stephen Walker will be signing and selling his book: “A Whole New Ballgame:The 1969 Washington Senators.”

Karen and Kevin Flynn will be signing and selling their books: A Baseball Diary, Baseball Memories, Tales and Anecdotes, Rise of the Olympics 1869.

J. Thomas Hetrick will be signing and selling his books: “Chris Von der Ahe and the St. Louis Browns,” and “MISFITS! Baseball’s Worst Ever Team.”
Gary Sarnoff will be signing and selling his book, “The Wrecking Crew of ‘33: The Washington Senators’ Last Pennant.”

Hank Thomas will be signing his book: “Walter Johnson: Baseball’s Big Train.”

Jim Hartley will be signing and selling his three books: “Baseball at RFK Stadium,” “Baseball Is Back,” and “Washington’s Expansion Senators.”

Paul Nichols will be selling painted baseballs and 11×14 caricatures of Frank Howard.

  • Jeff Brown

    Well worth it, everyone! Last year was a wonderful time.