Dr. Alexander’s Acceptance Speech

Alexander’s acceptance speech, the highlight of the Seymour Conference, was for his book Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era (Columbia University Press). His book was chosen to receive SABR’s fifth annual Seymour Medal, awarded to the book judged the best work of baseball history or biography published in the preceding year

Alexander, an Ohio University History Professor and member of SABR, is also the author of several books including Our Game: An American Baseball History and biographies about Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby.

Alexander’s acceptance speech, the highlight of the Seymour Conference, was for his book Breaking the Slump: Baseball in the Depression Era (Columbia University Press). His book was chosen to receive SABR’s fifth annual Seymour Medal, awarded to the book judged the best work of baseball history or biography published in the preceding year

Alexander, an Ohio University History Professor and member of SABR, is also the author of several books including Our Game: An American Baseball History and biographies about Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby.



Originally published: May 27, 2003. Last Updated: May 27, 2003.

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