McCurdy: The sweet spot of SABR is teamwork

From SABR member Bill McCurdy at The Pecan Park Eagle on February 10, 2015:

People join SABR (The Society for American Baseball Research) for all kinds of reasons, but, once we get beyond our shared loved for the game of baseball, we probably are as different and varied from each other as the population of this wonderful country we also love and as the USA. From statistics to storytelling to poetry – from research to writing to archival item collecting to reading – and from solitary baseball pursuits to active personal involvement in our local SABR chapters – we move, explore – we do what we do for the sake of the game’s authentic preservation and promotion at the local, national, and worldwide levels.

Somewhere in the journey, many of us are happy to learn that the joy of SABR is the journey itself – and the relationship roads we touch and travel often or once in a while with our fellow SABR members.

There’s a whole lot of serendipity that comes in to play along the way. And that serendipity feeds greatly upon our willingness to form collegial relationships and sometimes close friendships with our fellow SABR members. Today’s vignette column is about the importance.

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Originally published: February 10, 2015. Last Updated: February 10, 2015.