Dick Thompson

Dick Thompson was a SABR member from 1979 until his death in 2008. He received the Bob Davids Award in 2004 for his extensive research efforts and frequent contributions to the Baseball Research Journal, The National Pastime, and the SABR BioProject. He also wrote a full-length book, The Farrell Brothers of Baseball (McFarland, 2005). One of Dick’s last biographical essays was about legendary Negro baseball pitcher Cannonball Bill Jackman, which was published in the 2007 edition of SABR’s The National Pastime: A Review of Baseball History.


SABR BioProject biographies written by Dick Thompson

  • Ben Hunt
  • Bill Chamberlain
  • Bob Smith
  • Chick Evans
  • Cy Morgan
  • Haddie Gill
  • Jake Jones
  • Jim Cudworth
  • Marty O’Toole
  • Ralph McLeod
  • Tom Shea

SABR Games Project stories written by Dick Thompson

  • May 25, 1949: Cannonball Jackman stars at Braves Field

SABR Journal Articles written by Dick Thompson

  • Henry Chadwick Award: Thomas Shea

SABR Research Topics written by Dick Thompson 

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SABR Research Articles written by Dick Thompson 

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SABR Ballparks written by Dick Thompson 

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