Author Archives: Marlene Vogelsang

Perfect. Just perfect!

Written by Marlene Vogelsang Sunday, Mothers Day, May 9, 2010. Dallas Braden throws perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Only the 19th perfect game in baseball and I was fortunate to enjoy it in the company of many of … Continue reading

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Alexander Cartwright and author Monica Nucciarone

Written by Marlene Vogelsang Monica Nucciarone, author of the recently published and Seymour Award nominated, “Alexander Cartwright”, visited the Bay Area recently and graciously met with about 20 Lefty O’Doul chapter members at a breakfast meeting. She told the story … Continue reading

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Pitchers and Catchers Report – 2/20/2010

Written by Lefty O’Doul Chapter More than 20 SABR members gathered at the Society of California Pioneers in San Francisco to hear a presentation on Seals Stadium and early San Francisco baseball history by historian Angus MacFarlane. MacFarlane presented a … Continue reading

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Seals Tour of Japan Exhibit – 1/16/2010

Written by Lefty O’Doul Chapter Twenty-five chapter members and friends gathered at the Society of California Pioneers to enjoy lunch and a private tour of the exhibit celebrating the 1949 San Francisco Seals’ tour of Japan. Mark Macrae explained the … Continue reading

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SABR Day in America – 1/20/2010

Written by Lefty O’Doul Chapter Twenty members and guests from the Lefty O’Doul and Sacramento chapters convened at Armadillo Willy’s Restaurant in Dublin, Calif. to enjoy half-priced burgers and to celebrate SABR Day in America. We discussed some recent research … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast League Exhibit – 10/3/2009

Written by Lefty O’Doul Chapter The San Francisco Airport Aviation Museum was the venue for this meeting that featured a guided tour of the extraordinary exhibit of old Pacific Coast League team memorabilia. After lunch, the 30-plus attendees heard commentary … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast League Reunion – 8/22/2009

Written by Lefty O’Doul Chapter Many O’Doul chapter members attended the annual Pacific Coast League player reunion at the Oakland Museum. A morning of visiting with fans, historians, family members and collectors and an opportunity to chat with former players, … Continue reading

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“Art of Baseball” Exhibit – 6/6/2009

Written by Lefty O’Doul Chapter Our annual visit to the “Art of Baseball” exhibit at the George Krevsky Gallery in San Francisco was highlighted by art talks about the works. Seventeen members enjoyed Krevsky’s overview of this year’s exhibit. A … Continue reading

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Pitchers and Catchers Report – 5/15/2009

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