SABR Announces Winners of Lee Allen and Jack Kavanagh Awards

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce the winners of the Lee Allen History of Baseball Award and the Jack Kavanagh Memorial Youth Baseball Research Award, both of which are presented to students college-aged or younger.

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) is pleased to announce the winners of the Lee Allen History of Baseball Award and the Jack Kavanagh Memorial Youth Baseball Research Award, both of which are presented to students college-aged or younger.

In 1996, SABR initiated an award honoring the best baseball research project at the annual National History Day competition, an annual event in which students compete on a regional basis, followed by state competition and then national finals at the University of Maryland. The award was subsequently named for Lee Allen, who was historian at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum from 1959 until his death in May 1969. The 2009 award winner was Marissa Haarmann, Mountain Ridge High School, Glendale, Arizona, for her short documentary film entitled Jackie Robinson.

The Jack Kavanagh Memorial Youth Baseball Research Award was established in 1999 in recognition of Kavanagh



Originally published: August 12, 2009. Last Updated: August 12, 2009.

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