Detroit Stars Centennial Conference

August 8-10, 2019

 

On the history of the Detroit Stars, the Page Fence Giants, Black Baseball in Michigan, Hamtramck Stadium, and other Negro Leagues. 

 
Conference Information

 

  • Two days of presentations on Thursday and Friday, August 8-9, covering the history of the Detroit Stars, the Page Fence Giants, Black Baseball in Michigan, Hamtramck Stadium, and other Negro League topics.

  • Includes reception with light food on Thursday evening at hotel (cash bar)

  • Includes pizza party and screening of landmark Negro Leagues documentaries on Friday evening at hotel (cash bar)

  • Includes a ticket for Saturday, August 10, annual Detroit Tigers Negro Leagues Tribute game vs. Kansas City Royals/Monarchs

  • Includes a bus tour on Saturday, with stops at:

    • Hamtramck Stadium

    • Former Mack Park Site

    • Ossian Sweet House National Historic Site

    • Former Tiger Stadium site

    • Motown Museum (admission included)

    • Detroit Historical Museum (free admission)

    • Comerica Park and The District Detroit.

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