Throughout the month of July, the Society for American Baseball Research is hosting its annual conference online! SABR Virtual is a series of online presentations, chats, and panel discussions featuring authors, scholars, and figures from baseball. In coordination with the … Continue reading #SABRvirtual
Congratulations to the following authors who have been recently been recognized for their work. In the 2019 Foreword Indie Awards, From Chernobyl with Love by Katya Cengel was chosen as the Gold winner for Autobiography and Memoir. The Virgin of … Continue reading Recent Award Winners & Finalists
Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball’s Greatest Forgotten Player by Jeremy Beer is the winner of the 2020 Dr. Harold and Dorothy Seymour Medal, which honors the best book of baseball history or biography published during the preceding calendar … Continue reading Congratulations to Jeremy Beer on Two Award Wins!
The annual convention of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) begins today in San Diego and will last through the weekend. Open to all baseball fans, the meeting includes top featured speakers from around the baseball world—front office executives, players, managers, … Continue reading SABR49
The following is an excerpt from When Big Data Was Small: My Life in Baseball Analytics and Drug Design by Richard D. Cramer (May 2019). Cramer started analyzing baseball statistics in the mid-1960s, after graduating from Harvard and MIT, and by 1969 … Continue reading Excerpt: When Big Data Was Small
Much of the world came to a halt during the Great War, but baseball marched on. On July 4, 1918, the US Army and US Navy paused their fighting to celebrate Independence Day and play nine innings of America’s much-beloved … Continue reading A Great Game during the Great War
The SABR convention begins tomorrow in Pittsburgh! The Society for American Baseball Research convention, which is open to all baseball fans, includes top featured speakers from around the baseball world — front office executives, players, managers, scouts, journalists, historians, and … Continue reading SABR preview
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball during the Great War (Nebraska, 2017) by Jim Leeke. Leeke, a former news … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to From the Dugouts to the Trenches!
Awards Jim Leeke From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball During the Great War Jim Leeke Winner of SABR’s 2018 Larry Ritter Book Award: “The award is granted annually by SABR’s Deadball Era Committee to the author of the best book about … Continue reading News and Reviews
Awards 2018 SABR Research Award Winners From the Dugouts to the Trenches Baseball During the Great War Jim Leeke From the Award Committee Chair: “An illuminating and thorough examination of one of the least understood periods of baseball. Rich … Continue reading News and Reviews