SABRcast with Rob Neyer

Baseball fans, tune in this season to SABRcast with Rob Neyer, a weekly podcast hosted by award-winning author and longtime SABR member Rob Neyer. SABRcast features insights and analysis of what’s happening in modern baseball on and off the field, plus compelling interviews with figures from around the game — and music from The Baseball Project.

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Neyer is a longtime baseball writer and editor for ESPN.com, SB Nation, and FoxSports.com. He began his career as a research assistant for groundbreaking baseball author Bill James and later worked for STATS, Inc. He has also written or co-written seven baseball books, including The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (with Bill James), winner of the Sporting News/SABR Baseball Research Award, and most recently Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game, winner of the 2019 CASEY Award.

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Episode #168: June 27, 2022

Danny Peary (Photo: Suzanne Rafer)This week’s guest is Danny Peary, a sports and pop culture historian who has published more than two dozen books, including Cult Baseball Players, 1,001 Reasons to Love Baseball, Roger Maris: Baseball’s Reluctant Hero, and collaborations with broadcasters Tim McCarver and Ralph Kiner. His three-volume book series on cult movies remains beloved by film fans. He is the New York correspondent for the Australian magazine FilmInk and his articles and interviews have appeared in such publications as TV Guide, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, Sports Collectors Digest, and other outlets.

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What’s Rob Reading?

The Rajah of Renfrew: The Life and Times of John E. Ducey, Edmonton's The Rajah of Renfrew: The Life and Times of John E. Ducey, Edmonton’s “Mr. Baseball”
By Brant Ducey

“Baseball has been an essential strand in Edmonton’s social fabric. This “bush league” town was also the source of considerable major-league talent in the early decades of this century. The Rajah of Renfrew surveys the arrival and development of baseball in western Canada, and John Ducey’s role in bringing professional ball to the prairies.”

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