Saberseminar 2013 is Officially Sold Out!
Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball, a weekend seminar for the benefit of the Jimmy Fund, puts you up close with some of baseball’s top coaches, statisticians, scouts, doctors, and scientists. The seminar takes place on August 17 and 18, 2013 in Boston, MA, and is sold out for 2013.
Join us on August 17 and 18, 2013 at Boston University’s Metcalf Science Center and enjoy the edge that professional scouting, science, and sabermetrics will give you at your next fantasy or real-life baseball game.
During this event, you will grasp how science is blended with advanced baseball statistics and traditional scouting assessments to produce outstanding results for teams. Don’t miss this special opportunity to learn about the deeper game of baseball from insiders and pros, meet people who love the game, and help the Jimmy Fund.
You will enjoy presentations and panel discussions with Red Sox manager John Farrell, former MLB pitcher Brian Bannister, biomechanics expert Dr. Glenn Fleisig, directors of baseball analytics Keith Woolner (Indians) and Tom Tippett (Red Sox), scouts Jared Porter and Gus Quattlebaum (Red Sox), baseball physicist Alan Nathan, broadcast technologist Marv White, and SABR President Vince Gennaro. We also feature top authors and sabermetricians from your favorite websites, such as ESPN’s Keith Law, Baseball Prospectus (Editor/Author Ben Lindbergh, Analysts Dan Brooks, Harry Pavlidis, and Doug Thorburn) and Fangraphs (Editor/Author Dave Cameron, Analysts Bill Petti & Dave Allen). Additionally, there will be talks on baseball history, sports medicine, baseball bat testing, the role of statistics in the media… and more!
Tickets for the weekend seminar are $140, with a discounted pass of $65 available to full time students. All proceeds from ticket sales to this the event will be donated to the Jimmy Fund. Help cure cancer while talking baseball with some of its top minds!
We are proud to announce that every one of the speakers at this event (who are not only incredible baseball resources, but are also amazingly altruistic) are donating their time to participate in this seminar. Boston University’s Center for Computational Neuroscience is graciously hosting the event, and volunteers have helped with this website, the program, and food. This means that every penny earned during this baseball weekend will go directly to the Jimmy Fund. The organizers of this baseball weekend would like to express their gratitude to everyone who helped make this event possible.
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