SABR to launch new baseball podcast in 2019: SABRcast with Rob Neyer

JANUARY 24, 2019 — Baseball fans, tune in this season to SABRcast with Rob Neyer, a new weekly podcast hosted by award-winning author and longtime SABR member Rob Neyer.

SABRcast, which will launch around Opening Day in the spring of 2019, will feature insights and analysis of what’s happening in modern baseball on and off the field, plus compelling interviews with figures from around the game — and music from The Baseball Project.

“SABRcast is a great step for SABR to develop more interesting and innovative digital content for baseball fans around the world,” SABR CEO Scott Bush said. “Rob Neyer is the ideal host for this show because his deep knowledge of the game reflects the broad spectrum of our membership and their range of interests.”

“As a devoted SABR member for more than thirty years, the SABRcast is a passion project for me,” Neyer said. “In my mind, the SABRcast will guide listeners through the constantly evolving landscape of professional baseball. We’ll do our level best to both promote our favorite game and offer signposts to an even better future, with the help of brilliant and engaging guests.”

Neyer is a longtime baseball writer and editor for, SB Nation, and He began his career as a research assistant for groundbreaking baseball author Bill James and later worked for STATS, Inc. He has also written or co-written seven baseball books, including The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (with Bill James), winner of the Sporting News/SABR Baseball Research Award, and most recently Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game, winner of this year’s CASEY Award.

SABR is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to fostering research and disseminating the history and record of baseball. Founded in 1971, SABR has more than 6,000 members worldwide and has established itself as a vibrant baseball community and a premier distributor of groundbreaking baseball information. SABR features more than 70 chapters and 30 research committees, producing three annual publications — two editions of The Baseball Research Journal and The National Pastime — in addition to other print and e-books. SABR also hosts annual events, including the SABR Convention each summer and the SABR Analytics Conference in March in Phoenix.


Originally published: January 24, 2019. Last Updated: January 24, 2019.