Announcing finalists for 2013 SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards

Earlier this month, we announced the creation of the SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards, which will recognize baseball researchers who have completed the best work of original analysis or commentary during the preceding calendar year.

Nominations were solicited by representatives from SABR, Baseball Prospectus, FanGraphs and The Hardball Times. Here are the finalists for the 2013 SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards:

Historical Analysis/Commentary

Contemporary Baseball Commentary

Contemporary Baseball Analysis

Details and criteria for each category can be found here. Only one work per author was considered as a finalist.

Voting for the winners will be conducted online beginning next week at,, and, with results weighted equally at 25%.

Results will be announced and presented at the second annual SABR Analytics Conference, March 7-9, 2013, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown in Phoenix, Arizona. Learn more or register for the conference at

Originally published: January 25, 2013. Last Updated: January 25, 2013.