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

  • Bill Baker
  • Brian Kowitz
  • Cliff Melton
  • Fred Caligiuri
  • Gil Coan
  • Hanson Horsey
  • Jack Hallett
  • Jack Shepard
  • John F. Kieran
  • Johnny Broaca
  • Mike Kreevich
  • Pat Collins
  • Pete Varney
  • Phil McCullough
  • Randy Jackson

SABR Games Project stories written by Jack Zerby

  • September 8, 1963: Stan Musial bids farewell to Forbes Field in Pittsburgh
  • May 24, 1961: Roberto Clemente, the ‘College’ Cubs, and an incident in Mississippi
  • July 17, 1960: Murtaugh, Pirates use rules to thwart Big Newk; Tom Cheney shines
  • June 14, 1959: Carl Erskine hangs ’em up with Dodgers
  • May 25, 1958: Diarist Jim Brosnan begins Cardinals career with a bang
  • May 16, 1954: Pioneering Pirates rookie Curt Roberts collects three hits, continues steady defense
  • August 31, 1953: Senators nip Browns as Gil Coan homers off Satchel Paige
  • April 21, 1951: Mantle hits first career double; Gil Coan ties record with two triples in same inning
  • April 18, 1950: Sal Maglie returns to Giants after four-season suspension hiatus
  • September 21, 1946: A 13-inning ‘deserving reward’ for Sailor Jack Hallett
  • September 30, 1945: Versatile René Monteagudo tops out at .301
  • May 16, 1945: Rookie Jack Creel’s extended one-hit relief not enough for Cardinals to top Braves
  • August 10, 1944: Braves’ Red Barrett shuts out Reds with record-low 58 pitches
  • April 30, 1944: New York Giants score 26 runs; Weintraub has 11 RBIs
  • August 11, 1943: Mickey, Rube, Harry the Hat, and Volo Song

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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