Frederick C. Bush

Frederick C. (Rick) Bush joined SABR in March 2014. Since that time he has written articles for numerous SABR books as well as the Biography and Games Project websites. Together with Bill Nowlin, he has co-edited three SABR books about the Negro Leagues: Bittersweet Goodbye: The Black Barons, the Grays, and the 1948 Negro League World Series (2018); The Newark Eagles Take Flight: The Story of the 1946 Negro League Champions (2019); and Pride of Smoketown: The 1935 Pittsburgh Crawfords (2020). Rick lives with his wife, Michelle, their three sons — Michael, Andrew, and Daniel — and their Border Collie-mix, Bailey, in the greater Houston area, where he teaches English at Wharton County Junior College’s satellite campus in Sugar Land.


SABR BioProject biographies written by Frederick C. Bush

  • Benny Felder
  • Bill Greason
  • Bill Powell
  • Clarence Bruce
  • Craig Biggio
  • George Zeber
  • James Boyd
  • Jamie Moyer
  • Lefty Bell
  • Leniel Hooker
  • Lloyd Bassett
  • Maxwell Manning
  • Roger Clemens
  • Spoon Carter
  • Toby Harrah

SABR Games Project stories written by Frederick C. Bush

  • September 2, 2017: Astros return to the field after Hurricane Harvey strikes Houston
  • October 30, 2016: Fly the W! Cubs’ win sets World Series comeback in motion
  • October 29, 2016: No joy in Wrigleyville: Indians push Cubs to brink
  • October 28, 2016: Cubs fall to Indians in first World Series game at Wrigley Field since 1945
  • June 3, 2014: Jason Lane returns to majors as a pitcher
  • August 25, 2012: Roger Clemens returns to pitch for Sugar Land Skeeters
  • September 29, 2007: Biggio dons the tools of ignorance one final time
  • September 20, 2007: J.R. Towles leads Astros to 18-1 victory
  • June 29, 2007: Astros win with walkoff homer on second straight night
  • June 28, 2007: Craig Biggio’s 3,000th hit
  • October 7, 2001: Rickey Henderson records 3,000th hit in Tony Gwynn’s final game
  • October 3, 1999: Astros clinch third consecutive NL Central title in Astrodome’s last regular-season game
  • May 6, 1998: Kerry Wood ties major league record with 20 strikeouts
  • September 25, 1997: Astros clinch first National League Central Division title
  • July 12, 1997: Cordova, Rincon, and Smith provide fireworks for Pirates in 10-inning no-hitter

SABR Journal Articles written by Frederick C. Bush

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SABR Research Topics written by Frederick C. Bush 

  • Charlie Brown

SABR Research Articles written by Frederick C. Bush 

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SABR Ballparks written by Frederick C. Bush 

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