Studeman wins 2013 SABR Analytics Conference Research Award – Historical Analysis/Commentary

Dave Studeman was announced as the winner of a 2013 SABR Analytics Conference Research Award on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

Studeman was voted as the winner of the Historical Analysis/Commentary award for his article “The Most Critical At-Bat of All Time,” published at The Hardball Times on March 28, 2012.

Studeman is the creator of the Baseball Graphs website and is the manager of The Hardball Times. His work has been published in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, and has been mentioned in many books.

The SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards recognize baseball researchers who have completed the best work of original analysis or commentary during the preceding calendar year.

Voting for the winners was conducted online at,, and, with results weighted equally at 25 percent. Links to read the finalists can be found at

You can read all the 2013 finalists at:

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Originally published: March 7, 2013. Last Updated: July 27, 2020.