Retrosheet Board Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA

June 17, 1995; start time: 9:30 am EDT


Second Meeting of the Board


In Attendance:                         Absent:


      David Smith, Chair                  Luke Kraemer

      Sherri Nichols, VP

      David Vincent

      Ron Rakowski



      Herm Krabbenoft

      Alan Boodman

      David Nichols

      Susan Nichols

      Dave Lamereaux

      Pat Lamereaux

      Dan Lamereaux

      Doug Pappas

      Joe Dittmar

      Scott Fischthal

      Mike Gershman

      Mark Pankin

      Jim Johnston

      Arnie Braunstein

      Tom Tippett

      Mark Bernstein

      “The Dreaded” Pete DiCoursey

      Lyle Spatz

      Clem Comly

      Dave Raglan

      Walter LaConte

      Neal Traven

      John Rickert

      Chris Long

      Clay Davenport




Sponsor        Purpose                       Result

Smith          To accept minutes             By acclamation

               as amended:  change Sherry

               to Sherri in motion electing

               Sherri Nichols as VP


Smith          To amend ByLaws sec 6.1:      4-0-0-1 (Kraemer absent)

               adding “a Secretary” as in

               "Vice-President, a Secretary,

               and a Treasurer,"


Smith          Nominate David Vincent        3-0-1-1 (Vincent abstain;

               as Secretary                           Kraemer absent)


Smith          Select Ron Rakowski to        4-0-0-1 (Kraemer absent)

               fill open Board position



Smith          Amend ByLaws:                 4-0-0-1 (Kraemer absent)

               Create Nominating Committee

               of two to be the two Board

               members (excluding the Pres.)

               with the longest unexpired



Smith          To direct David Vincent       4-0-0-1 (Kraemer absent)

               to create a Policy Manual

               by July 30


Vincent        To include in Policy Manual   4-0-0-1 (Kraemer absent)

               a statement about cost of

               data distribution at $5.00

               for a disk and $2.50 for

               each additional disk in the

               same order


Nichols        To adjourn                    3-0-0-2 (Kraemer, Vincent




Other discussion:


1.  Data distribution policy, especially the cost of transmission

2.  Report on status of Retrosheet:

    a.  Approximately 100 volunteers

    b.  Publicity:  Winfield book, Ripken stats for Orioles,

        Paul White column in BB Weekly, BB Quarterly Review,

        Spike Lee, NY Daily News book on BRO 1955

    c.  Koufax career computerized, Brett/Ryan in progress

    d.  Summary of games processed