Chapter Newsletter

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Attached is the latest edition of the chapter newsletter! We have some great stories in this newsletter. There are stories about Astros FanFest, the Bill Gilbert Winter Meeting, Umpiring, Minor League Teams, and two stories about the newest members of the Astros Hall of Fame, our very own Bill Brown and Bill Doran.  Give it a read! 

You do not want to miss out on this newsletter!

All previous chapter newsletters can be accessed one of two ways:

We always email a copy of the newsletter to members of our chapter.

Access them via SABR’s website. Go to Login under “Member Login” and then click on the “Groups” link. Under “My Groups” find the Larry Dierker chapter and click on the link. It will take you to our chapter page. Look for the heading “Newsletters” in between “Website” and “Meetings.” Click on the “Newsletters” link and you will see every newsletter the chapter has produced. Click on anyone of the newsletters to read or download!