Saul Wisnia

Although Saul Wisnia was born in Boston 15 years after the Braves last called it home, he is a passionate fan and historian of both the city’s major league clubs.

Saul Wisnia was born a Tony C. homer from Fenway Park 10 days before the Impossible Dream began there, and now works 100 yards from Yawkey Way as senior publications editor for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. A former sports correspondent for the Washington Post and feature writer for the Boston Herald, he has written or coauthored numerous books on baseball and other subjects. A SABR-ite since 1992 and a founding member of the Boston Braves Historical Association, Wisnia lives in Newton with his children, Jason and Rachel, and more memorabilia than his wife, Michelle, knows about.

 

SABR BioProject biographies written by Saul Wisnia

  • Bill Voiselle
  • Clint Conatser
  • Jim Lonborg
  • Jon Lester
  • Lou Perini
  • Mike Andrews
  • Sibby Sisti
  • Tommy Holmes

SABR Games Project stories written by Saul Wisnia

  • September 4, 1986: Mets, Red Sox play charity game in World Series preview
  • September 21, 1952: Braves bid adieu to Boston in home finale
  • October 11, 1948: Bearden, Indians capture World Series championship in Boston
  • May 23, 1948: Boston Braves win two for Jimmy Fund
  • April 16, 1948: Braves, Red Sox face off in City Series brawl
  • May 11, 1946: Braves Field hosts its first game under the lights
  • October 1, 1933: Wally Berger’s $10,000 home run

SABR Journal Articles written by Saul Wisnia

  • In 1967, Red Sox honored another dreamer: ‘Jimmy’
  • In MLBPA’s infancy, Jim Lonborg was in there pitching

SABR Research Topics written by Saul Wisnia 

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SABR Research Articles written by Saul Wisnia 

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