June 26-29, 2003

Harold Gould shows off the Philly Stars jersey which he received at the unveiling of the Negro League Statue (Veterans Stadium, 6/18/03).

Lou Hunsinger and event organizer, Ted Knorr chat at the start of the conference.

Robert Scott on the Harrisburg Senators home field awaiting the tribute ceremonies.

Ernest Burke and Willie Fordham before the ceremonies

Triple pitching threat; Harold Gould, Robert Scott and Ernest Burke

Marshall Waters, member of the 1927 Harrisburg Giants

Harrisburg Senators manager, Dave Machemer wearing his Giants throwback uniform

Tom Hailey, member of the 1953-54 Eastern League Champion Harrisburg Giants. Tom also played for the 1949 NY Cubans.

Jim Weedon, member of the 1953-54 Eastern League Champion Harrisburg Giants.

Harrisburg Senators honor former players

Willie Fordham signs copies of his book “I Gave It My Best Shot”

Group photo of the players

Banquet Guests

Banquet Guests

Banquet Guests

Ted Knorr officially begins the banquet ceremonies

Reverend Kathie Charles honors our group with a prayer and blessings

JUNE 26-29, 2003 - Harrisburg, PA.
By Bert Orlitzky, NLBPA.com web adminstrator.
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The Harrisburg Young Professionals and the Society for American Baseball Research - Negro League Research Committee held the 6th annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Research Conference June 26-29, 2003 at the Crowne Plaza Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

The conference brought together more than thirty-six of the leading researchers in the field of Negro League baseball history as well as several players. It featured twelve research presentations, a player panel, trivia, a Harrisburg Senator game, a banquet, a baseball simulation tournament, a tour of significant sites, entertainment, art, exhibits, and more.