SABR members, take advantage of free access to World Collection online archives World Collection

All SABR members now have FREE online access to the World Collection, with more than 10,000 newspaper titles from the United States, Canada, and other countries, allowing you to explore full and partial runs of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers dating back to the 1700s.

As we look to build on the value of your membership, we are always searching for resources to augment your existing benefits. Whether you are a researcher or an avid consumer of baseball history, this new tool puts an incredible depth of knowledge at your fingertips. An annual subscription to runs $89, but is now included free with your SABR membership.

Major titles included in this collection include: Boston Globe (1872-1922), Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1841-1963), Chicago Daily Herald (1901-2006), Houston Post (1893-1952), Kansas City Times (1908-1976), New York Tribune (1841-1922), Philadelphia Inquirer (1794-1922), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-1977), St. Louis Globe-Democrat (1853-1963), San Francisco Examiner (1865-1922), Washington Evening Star (1852-1939), and others.

To learn more about searching the World Collection archives, here’s a video tutorial. has emerged as the gold standard for searchability and user interface among the major online newspaper archives, with plenty of tools to make it easier to save and organize your findings.

We hope you enjoy this added benefit of your SABR membership. If you’re not a SABR member, join today!

Originally published: May 24, 2021. Last Updated: May 24, 2021.