Bill Lamb

Bill Lamb spent more than 30 years as a state/county prosecutor in New Jersey. He is the editor of “The Inside Game,” the newsletter of SABR’s Deadball Era Committee and the author of “Black Sox in the Courtroom: The Grand Jury, Criminal Trial and Civil Litigation” (McFarland, 2013). He is also the 2019 recipient of the Bob Davids Award, SABR’s highest honor. He can be contacted via e-mail at


SABR BioProject biographies written by Bill Lamb

  • Al Mamaux
  • Al Maul
  • Alan Storke
  • Aldona Appleton
  • Alex Ferguson
  • Alex Ferson
  • Alexander Bannwart
  • Alfred Austrian
  • Andrew Freedman
  • Andy Swan
  • Art Bader
  • Art Weaver
  • Ashley Lloyd
  • Bert Niehoff
  • Big Jeff Pfeffer

SABR Games Project stories written by Bill Lamb

  • July 25, 1898: The Ducky Holmes Game
  • October 16, 1888: Tim Keefe leads Giants to tense victory in Game One
  • April 20, 1886: The triumphant return of Tony Mullane

SABR Journal Articles written by Bill Lamb

  • Charlie Schmutz: The First San Diego-Born Major Leaguer
  • An Ever-Changing Story: Exposition and Analysis of Shoeless Joe Jackson’s Public Statements on the Black Sox Scandal
  • Talking baseball research with Herm Krabbenhoft
  • The Black Sox Scandal
  • A Question of Character: George Davis and the Flora Campbell Affair
  • Q&A with award-winning SABR authors Lyle Spatz and Steve Steinberg
  • Jury Nullification and the Not Guilty Verdicts in the Black Sox Case

SABR Research Topics written by Bill Lamb 

  • Newark Peppers team ownership history
  • New York Giants team ownership history
  • George Davis and Jane Holden

SABR Research Articles written by Bill Lamb 

  • Eight Myths Out: Appendix of errors in ‘Eight Men Out’ book and film
  • A Black Sox Mystery: Who Was “Rachael Brown”?

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