The 14th Annual Farnam Dinner Thursday, March 16 will celebrate the Quad Cities’ place in baseball history.

The program will feature two speakers, Tom Shieber, senior curator at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, and Tim Rask, chairman of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and author of the book, "Baseball at Davenport's John O'Donnell Stadium."


Shieber was the lead curator of “We Are Baseball,” a traveling exhibit produced by the Hall of Fame and partners. Other projects he has curated include “The Rivalry,” a temporary exhibit opening in March 2017 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois. It details the long and intertwined histories of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs.

Also on the program is Dave Heller, president and CEO of Main Street Baseball, LLC, the owner of the Quad City River Bandits.

The dinner will be held at St. Ambrose University's Rogalski Center. Tickets are $40, $375 for a table of 10. Displays and a cash bar will open at 5:00 p.m. Dinner is served at 6:15 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m.

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