Research Interest Spotlight: The Baseball Biography Project

Do you want to have a story published?  Read on.

At five years old, the Baseball Biography Project is just getting started. We have more than 500 articles posted on our Web site (http://bioproj.sabr.org), and several hundred more in progress.

Do you want to have a story published?  Read on.

At five years old, the Baseball Biography Project is just getting started. We have more than 500 articles posted on our Web site (http://bioproj.sabr.org), and several hundred more in progress. A cynic, noting that more than 500 players have debuted in the major leagues since our project started, might suggest that we are actually falling behind. What is the point? The point is the tremendous amount of research the project has done, much of it by brand-new researchers, and all of the great stories we have shared with SABR members and the world.

Our biographies, almost exclusively, tell the life stories of people who are either no longer with us or long out of baseball. In many cases, BioProject researchers have been able to locate surviving family members and sometimes elderly ballplayers themselves, while they are still able to provide information
that might otherwise soon be lost.

If you have ever wanted to dig into the story of your favorite player from the past, this project is for you. Many of our biographers are first-timers. Please don



Originally published: August 24, 2007. Last Updated: August 24, 2007.

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