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USA Today Sports Weekly Award (Poster Presentations)

USA Today Sports Weekly sponsors an award for the best poster presentation at the Annual Convention. It includes a $125 cash prize with a matching donation to SABR.

The USA Today Sports Weekly Award is a companion award to the Doug Pappas Award for the best oral research presentation at the Annual Convention.

Previous winners

2014

  • Jimmy Sanderson and Matthew Crownover, "Building From Within or Acquiring from Without: An Analysis of Roster Construction for Post-Season MLB Teams from 2009-2013"

2013

  • Brendan Bingham, "The Uncertain Relationship Between Stolen Bases And Runs Scored"

2012

  • Andy Andres and James Tetler, "Release Point and Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries"

2011

  • Patrick Kilgo, Jeff Switchenko, Hillary Superak, Paul Weiss, Lisa Elon, Brian Schmotzer, and Lance Waller, "Pitch F/X as a Scouting Tool: Using Advanced Graphical Methods to Scout Hitters"

2010

  • J-P Caillault, “The Best vs. the Best: W-L Records of Hall of Fame Pitchers against Each Other”

2009

  • Susan Ballentine, “Rethinking Bill James’ Pythagorean Expectation”

2008

  • David R. Zavagno, Avrami Grader, and Philip M. Halleck, “Maple Bats Changed the Game”

2007

  • Patrick Kilgo, “Historically Atypical Performance: Quantifying the Unusualness of Players' Seasons”

2006

  • Allison Binns, “The Short-Term Effect of Salary Arbitration on Performance”

2005

  • Larry Lester, "The East-West All-Star Classic, 1933-1953"

2004

  • Cecilia Tan, "The Women's Baseball Marathon"

2003

  • John Jarvis, "Trends, Exceptions and Results in IBB Usage"

2002

  • Michael Schell, "Identifying the Best Home Run Parks in Baseball History"
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