Research Committees See New Leadership

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) has new appointed new chairpersons for three of its research committees. Trent McCotter will be vice-chair of the Baseball Records Committee, replacing Joe Dittmar. David Snyder, who has been the vice-chair of the Asian Baseball Committee will switch roles Rob Fitts. Thomas Stillman will chair the Collegiate Baseball Committee, replacing Rick Benner. SABR is deeply indebted to Dittmar, Fitts, and Benner for their service and leadership.

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) has new appointed new chairpersons for three of its research committees. Trent McCotter will be vice-chair of the Baseball Records Committee, replacing Joe Dittmar. David Snyder, who has been the vice-chair of the Asian Baseball Committee will switch roles Rob Fitts. Thomas Stillman will chair the Collegiate Baseball Committee, replacing Rick Benner. SABR is deeply indebted to Dittmar, Fitts, and Benner for their service and leadership.

Trent McCotter, a law student at the University of North Carolina, a recipient of a Yoseloff-SABR Baseball Research grant, and twice a winner of the Jack Kavanagh Memorial Youth Baseball Research Award, has a growing reputation for hitting streaks and other statistical nuggets used by MLB media departments and sportwriters. His most recent winning article,



Originally published: May 7, 2009. Last Updated: May 7, 2009.

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