SABR 42: Day 3 wrap-up

Check out the top tweets from Day 3 of the SABR 42 convention, Friday, June 29, 2012, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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  1. Day 3 at SABR 42 began with an informative session by Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan.
  2. Ryan answered dozens of questions from the audience candidly and honestly.
  3. Speaking of the Twins ... rest in peace, Harmon Killebrew.
  4. Meanwhile, up in the Vendors Room:
  5. After a few morning presentations, it was time for the SABR 42 Awards Luncheon!
  6. Tom Heitz, former Librarian at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, accepted his Henry Chadwick Award in person, along with David W. Smith and F.C. Lane (represented by Alma Ivor-Campbell, a longtime SABR member and Lane's great-niece).
  7. Paying tribute to the late Bob McConnell, a SABR co-founder and an icon in baseball research:
  8. SABR's Scouts Committee honored longtime baseball executive Bob Gebhard with its Roland Hemond Award, which recognizes an executive's commitment to scouting and player development.
  9. And some big news for future convention attendees (yes, we know the real Astroworld was torn down!)