Announcing finalists for 2023 SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards

2023 SABR Analytics Conference

We’re pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 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, the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America, and Sports Info Solutions. Here are the finalists for the 2023 SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards:

Contemporary Baseball Analysis

Contemporary Baseball Commentary

Historical Baseball Analysis/Commentary

John Dewan Defensive Analytics Award

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 SABR Analytics Conference, March 10-12, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona. Learn more or register for the conference at

Originally published: January 27, 2023. Last Updated: March 3, 2023.