Sullivan wins 2015 SABR Analytics Conference Research Award – Contemporary Analysis

Jeff Sullivan was announced as the winner of a 2015 SABR Analytics Conference Research Award on Saturday, March 13, 2015, at the fourth annual SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

Sullivan was voted as the winner of the Contemporary Baseball Analysis award for his article “Alex Gordon Barely Had a Chance,” published by FanGraphs on October 30, 2014.

Sullivan is a senior writer at FanGraphs and he has been blogging about baseball since 2003. He was a founder of the Seattle Mariners-themed blog, Lookout Landing, and has also written for USS Mariner. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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 from January 30-February 16, 2015, at,,,, and, with results weighted equally at 20%.

Originally published: March 14, 2015. Last Updated: July 27, 2020.