Jack Zerby

Jack Zerby, a retired attorney and trusts/estates administrator, lives in Brevard, North Carolina, with his wife Diana, a professional violinist.  He writes, edits, and does fact check reviews for the Games Project and BioProject and continues to contribute games accounts and an occasional biography to SABR-published books.  Jack and SABR colleague Mel Poplock co-founded the Harold Seymour and Dorothy Seymour Mills regional (Southwest Florida) chapter. Jack taught baseball history and research in a community education series at Brevard College from 2005 through 2012. His extensive book collection, cataloged at the LibraryThing website (https://www.librarything.com/profile/jzerby), focuses on baseball, college football and other sports, biographies, and American history.


SABR BioProject biographies written by Jack Zerby

  • Sandy Vance
  • Wally Berger
  • Whit Wyatt

SABR Games Project stories written by Jack Zerby

  • July 14, 2018: La Tortuga mops up for Twins
  • June 19, 2015: Wisler earns win in debut with help of reunited Braves prospect
  • August 24, 2009: Ryan Spilborghs’ walk-off grand slam boosts Rockies’ playoffs chances
  • July 7, 2005: Jeff Francoeur’s dazzling debut
  • May 9, 1999: Mike Stanton’s “bullpen game” start leads Yankees to win
  • October 17, 1996: Braves roll over Cardinals, 15-0, to complete NLCS comeback
  • April 7, 1987: Braves’ Mahler continues opener shutout string with 3-hit gem
  • September 28, 1986: Strawberry delivers with 11th-inning homer to beat Bucs
  • June 8, 1985: With a hint of Sidd Finch, Mets’ Lynch falls to Cardinals in 1-0 pitchers’ duel
  • April 18, 1981: A first pitch for writer Eugenia Price
  • August 17, 1980: George Brett raises batting average above .400
  • June 21, 1974: Randy Moffitt makes first, and only, career major-league start for Giants
  • May 22, 1970: Braves pin tough loss on rookie Sandy Vance
  • July 7, 1968: Tom Seaver records a save for Mets after manager Hodges gets the boot
  • May 8, 1964: Bill Spanswick earns first major league victory

SABR Journal Articles written by Jack Zerby

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SABR Research Topics written by Jack Zerby 

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SABR Research Articles written by Jack Zerby 

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SABR Ballparks written by Jack Zerby 

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