Halsey Hall Chapter
Society for American Baseball Research

Chapter Meeting
Normandy Motor Inn, Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 2, 1987

President Tholkes presiding – brought to order 11:22 a.m.

26 people have signed in before the meeting.

Minutes of April 5, 1987 directors meeting read and approved

Treasurers report, showing a balance of $281.53, read and accepted subject to audit.

Committee Reports
Publicity – Holst sent out press releases about this meeting; notice did appear in the Star Tribune.

1988 Convention – 1988 tentative Twins schedule showed they will be playing home only two weekends in July.  Uncertain what team will play.

Membership – 56 active as of today.  No opposition to new members paying today being 87-88 members.  September 1, 1987 will be the cutoff for unpaid prior members from chapter roster.

Events – Bohn thanked for organizing this meeting.

Old Business

New Business
Retiring directors commented on their experiences.

The following members were nominated (in order nominated): Jim Wyman, Bob Tholkes, Stew Thornley, Joe O’Connell, Alden Mead

It was then moved, seconded, and approved that nominations cease.

The meeting then recessed for lunch at 12:08 p.m.

The meeting resumed at 12:58 p.m. with Secretary-Treasurer Lurth presiding.

All candidates had the opportunity for candidacy speeches.

The election was held.  Following chapter wishes, vote totals were not released.

In alphabetical order, the following were elected:
Joe O’Connell
Bob Tholkes
Stew Thornley
Jim Wyman

A joint meeting of the old and new directors will happen June 14, 1987 at 9:00 a.m.

A motion was approved to adjourn at 1:18 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Andy Lurth, Secretary-Treasurer

Minutes approved June 7, 1987