Fred Ivor-Campbell recipient of SABR’s 2003 Bob Davids Award

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) recently announced Bristol, Rhode Island native Frederick Ivor-Campbell as the recipient of their 2003 Bob Davids Award.

Joining SABR in 1981, Ivor-Campbell has written for many SABR publications in addition to Total Baseball and the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports. He recently served as Vice President of SABR, from 1998 through 2002. During this time, he did much to coordinate and energize regional chapters of the organization. Previously, he had been a Director from 1992 through 1996.

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) recently announced Bristol, Rhode Island native Frederick Ivor-Campbell as the recipient of their 2003 Bob Davids Award.

Joining SABR in 1981, Ivor-Campbell has written for many SABR publications in addition to Total Baseball and the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports. He recently served as Vice President of SABR, from 1998 through 2002. During this time, he did much to coordinate and energize regional chapters of the organization. Previously, he had been a Director from 1992 through 1996.

Ivor-Campbell has also served as the chair of SABR’s 19th Century Committee from 1991 through 1998. Currently, he is an editor for BioProject, a committee that is writing biographies of everyone who has played or managed in the majors. He wrote the guidelines for authors for this project. He also edited Baseball’s First Stars, which earned a Sporting News/SABR Award for 1996. He has served twice on the Seymour Book Award committee and was instrumental in developing the guidelines for the award.

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Originally published: July 18, 2003. Last Updated: July 18, 2003.

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