Wed night Jan 16, 2013 6p Attending Portsmouth Murals banquet dinner in downtown Portsmouth Ohio. Umpire GREG GIBSON and former world champion Toronto Blue Jays catcher PAT BORDERS will be the latest to have likenesses painted on Robert Dafford's
remarkable murals.

Sat night Jan 19, 2013 Participating in panel discussion about Jackie Robinson's integration of baseball. After Indiana Repertory Theater performance of Steven Dietz's adaptation of Dan Gutman's book, "Jackie and Me," Indianapolis, Indiana.

Upcoming Events

I appear on Author's Panel at SABR's Jerry Malloy Conference
Sat July 21 2p Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland

Fri morning April 27, 2010 9AM I talk on "REMEMBERING JANE JARVIS: THE METS' ONE AND ONLY ORGANIST," at the Hofstra Conference Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the New York Mets, Mack Student Center, Hempstead, Long Island

Fri afternon Mar 9, 2012, I talked on "A TALE OF TWO BASEBALL MECCAS: OMAHA, NEBRASKA AND LUBBOCK, TEXAS" at the 19th Annual Spring Training Conference of NINE Magazine, Phoenix, Arizona

Sa Jan 28 1:15p CAN HE PLAY? A panel discussion based on SABR's new book on the baseball scouting profession with yours truly, Chicago Cubs scout BILLY BLITZER, Yankees scout CESAR PRESBOTT and writer RORY COSTELLO
MidManhattan Library, 5th Avenue and 40th Street, opposite main branch of New York Public Library.
Morning session with GEORGE VECSEY and a panel on New York Mets on eve of their 50th anniversary season
begins after 10a. $25 admission charge. Sponsored by Casey Stengel chapter of New York SABR.

Tu Nov 15 7p Bergino Baseball Clubhouse - 67 East 11th Street (E of Univ Place and W of Broadway)
"Competitors and Colleagues: A Discussion with Baseball Scouts" moderated by Lee Lowenfish with
Sal Agostinelli (Philadelphia Phillies), Billy Blitzer (Chicago Cubs), and Joe Rigoli (St. Louis Cardinals)

Fri Nov 4, 2011 6 PM Branch Rickey: The Conservative Revolutionary Who Jump-Started The Civil Rights Movement with the Signing of Jackie Robinson - A Talk at the Eugene, Oregon Public Library sponsored by the Univ. of Oregon

Wed June 15 7p "Two Cheers for Horace Stoneham: How The New York Giants Integrated in Response to The
Success of the Rickey/​Robinson Dodgers" A Talk Delivered to the New York Giants Historical Society
Church at 260 West 231st Street 2 blocks west of #1 train stop at 231st Street/​Broadway

Th Apr 15, 2011 7:30p Lecture on Branch Rickey, Civil Rights and Baseball's Reluctant Integration Movement
University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse

Sun night Sept 26, 2010 at 10:30p Channel 13 New York City public TV station debuts "New York City: A Baseball Love Story." I will be appearing in the opening episode, "Learning to Love, Loving to Hate," of a five-part series that runs through Thursday Sept 30, following the new Ken Burns "Baseball" doc on Tues and Wed,

Wed night Dec 8, 2010 7p I will be discussing baseball today yesterday and tomorrow at Bergino Clubhouse, a new baseball memorabilia space, 67 E 11th Street between University Place and Broadway.

Prior Events in 2010

TH JUNE 3 3P Talk with William Marshall author of BASEBALL'S PIVOTAL ERA 1945-51 on The Larry MacPhail
Report of 1946 on Baseball Reorganization and How His Feud with Branch Rickey Impacted Its Failure
Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York

SA JUNE 12 2-4P Reading/​signing from both my Branch Rickey biography and THE IMPERFECT DIAMOND
Ivy's Books 6080 Falls Road Baltimore Maryland

Fri June 19 Civil Rights Weekend of Major League Baseball
National Underground Railroad Museum 50 E. Freedom Way Cincinnati
1:30-3p Book Signing for my biography Branch Rickey
4-5:30p Round Table Discussion moderated by Harvard Law Prof. Charles
Ogletree including yours truly, Reds Hall of Famer Tony Perez, Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson, author Richard Lapchick and others

Thursday June 4 10:15p Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame Symposium on American Culture Bullpen Theater - Panel discussion on "Trust, Anti-Trust, and Curt Flood"

Thursday June 11 6:30-8:30p
Telephone Bar 2nd Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets


Featured Work

Story of baseball's reserve system and the men who fought to change it
“Lowenfish’s take is detailed and nuanced.... he doesn’t look for simple answers; despite his own abiding admiration, he never sugarcoats or presents Rickey in anything other than a three-dimensional light.”
–David Ulin, Los Angeles Times