Halsey Hall Chapter
Society for American Baseball Research
Board of Directors Meeting
October 6, 1985
Called to order by Stew Thornley
Minutes read by Bob Tholkes
Treasurer’s report – Balance $561.23; includes deposit of fees for 10-19 meeting and further membership dues.
Secretary – membership now 51
Newsletter – first newsletter cost $31.82. Cost can be reduced for next time. The question of the timing of issues – monthly or less often and was discussed and decision postponed pending determination of the extent of the newsletter’s success.
Bob Convention - John DiMeglio reported by letter that Cliff Kachline was pessimistic about our chances for a convention. He suggested that a director in the Cities approach the Twiins about cooperation:
Bob Tholkes volunteered to set up a meeting with Tom Mee.
Events – Bob Evans outlined arrangements for the 10-19 regional. Plans for publicity were made. Speakers, venue, and a meal have been arranged. Research presentations and a research quiz are presently planned for the meeting. Halsey Hall Chapter business meeting and guest panel for the afternoon.
President – reported on effectors to obtain publicity. Radio sports talk shows and participation in the proposed Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame were suggested.
Unfinished business – Charter membership to be cut off at October 19.
New business – Stew presented a set of by-laws. These were approved pending formal adoption at the October 19 business meeting.
The next executive meeting was set for Sunday, December 15 at 6:00 p.m. at Bob Tholkes’s.