The annual Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference is today at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. The event known as “The Fred” is organized by the Society for American Baseball Research Nineteenth Century Committee’s whose stated mission is to foster research on all facets of baseball prior to 1901. Society members are invited to present their research on any nineteenth century baseball topic. The event begins at 10:00 p.m. and is open to the public.