Welcome to “This Week in SABR!” Click here to view this week’s newsletter on the web. Here’s what we’ve been up to as of January 14, 2022:
We’re excited to announce that in the coming weeks, we will launch the SABR Analytics Certification. This program is an online, on-demand curriculum offering professional development and learning opportunities for those interested in elevating their skills and knowledge relating to baseball analytics. The curriculum was developed by current baseball professionals, including employees of Major League Baseball and its clubs.
- Click here to watch a video preview, from Level One course instructor Jake Stone of Penn State University
Whether you are a student or professional looking to set yourself apart as you break into the ultra-competitive baseball industry, or a broadcaster, coach, scout, or fan interested in gaining a better understanding of the present state and future of the game, the SABR Analytics Certification was created with you in mind.
The first course — Conversational Analytics and Critical Thinking in Baseball — will be available online in the coming weeks at SABR.org/analytics/certification. This introductory exploration of baseball data and analytics will include examination of historical eras of analytics, descriptive vs. predictive data, metrics vs. statistics, key hitting, pitching, and fielding terms as well as practical applications of each, and player comparisons.
The Negro Leagues are Major Leagues: Essays and Research for Overdue Recognition
Edited by Sean Forman and Cecilia M. Tan
Associate Editors: Scott Bush, Adam Darowski, Caitlin Moyer, Jacob Pomrenke
ISBN (ebook): 978-1-970159-62-2, $9.99
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-970159-63-9, $19.99
8.5″ x 11″, 176 pages
The Negro Leagues are Major Leagues is a unique introduction to the history of the segregation of professional baseball, telling the story of the Negro Leagues while simultaneously recounting how researchers, statisticians, and historians rebuilt and rediscovered the history of Black baseball that was pushed into obscurity in the wake of Jackie Robinson and integration.
Recent examinations of the partially rebuilt statistical record led scholars, notably Todd Peterson, to call for the Negro Leagues to be recognized as major leagues, alongside other historical professional major leagues such as the Federal League and the Union Association. In December 2020, Major League Baseball itself declared its recognition of the Negro Leagues as major leagues, and the work to integrate the statistics compiled by Gary Ashwill and the Seamheads Negro Leagues Database into stats site Baseball-Reference.com began.
To accompany the launch of the newly revamped, integrated site, Baseball Reference commissioned a set of articles to introduce Negro League history and the effort to rebuild the fragmented record of that history to a new audience. Supplemented here with additional articles on Black baseball from the SABR archives, the articles in this book represent multiple groups of pioneers.
The contributors include descendants of Negro Leaguers, a major leaguer, and past and present giants in the field of Negro Leagues research. Larry Lester sits alongside 14-year major league veteran Adam Jones, Sean Gibson — the great-grandson of Josh Gibson and director of the Gibson Foundation — joins Vanessa Ivy Rose, the grandaughter of Turkey Stearnes, and Bob Kendrick, the president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Jules Tygiel and Jerry Malloy share pages with Todd Peterson, Gary Ashwill, Leslie Heaphy, Adrian Burgos Jr., and many more.
SABR members, get this e-book for FREE!
- E-book: Click here to download the e-book version of The Negro Leagues are Major Leagues for FREE from the SABR Store. Available in PDF, Kindle/MOBI and EPUB formats.
- Paperback: Get a 50% discount on The Negro Leagues are Major Leagues paperback edition from the SABR Store ($12.95 includes shipping/tax; delivery via Kindle Direct Publishing can take up to 4-6 weeks.)
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SABR is excited to announce the launch of a new virtual event, Ballpark Figures, a monthly interview series hosted by award-winning writer Shakeia Taylor. The first live Zoom show — free for all baseball fans to attend — kicks off SABR Day festivities at 8:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, February 3.
Taylor is a Chicago-based baseball historian and freelance writer whose work has appeared at SB Nation, FanGraphs, Baseball Prospectus, MLB.com, Yahoo! Sports, and other outlets. She was a recipient of the 2021 SABR Analytics Conference Research Award for historical baseball analysis/commentary.
The first guest on Ballpark Figures is Roger Cador, who won more than 900 games and two HBCU national championships as the baseball coach for 33 years at Southern University. He was inducted in 2021 to the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame and in 2019 to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Ballpark Figures will be held on the first Thursday of each month; beginning in March, registration will be free and open to any active SABR member.
Please mark your calendars for Saturday, February 5, 2022, when we will hold our annual SABR Day celebration! SABR Day is a way for all baseball fans to come together, regardless of where they live, and talk about the game we all love.
Regional chapters are also encouraged to plan their own SABR Day events (virtually or in person, where it’s safe to do so) throughout the months of January or February to celebrate the start of a new baseball season.
We now have SABR Day events scheduled on February 5 for the following chapters:
- Cleveland, OH (Jack Graney Chapter)
- Columbus, OH (Hank Gowdy Chapter)
- Denver, CO (Rocky Mountain Chapter)
- Harrisburg, PA (Mathewson-Plank Chapter)
- Jersey City, NJ (Elysian Fields, NJ)
- Los Angeles, CA (Allan Roth, CA)
- Minneapolis, MN (Halsey Hall Chapter)
- Tallahassee, FL (Buck O’Neil Chapter)
Visit the SABR Events Calendar for complete details on all of these SABR Day meetings.
Chapter leaders, please email Jacob Pomrenke as you finalize your SABR Day plans so we can update our schedule of events.
The Society for American Baseball Research is seeking remote interns to work during the Spring 2022 semester. An internship with SABR will involve responsibilities across a variety of disciplines, possibly including:
- Working with the Director of Editorial Content or Publications Director to help publish and/or produce content for our website at SABR.org
- Working during an online SABR event
- Working with other SABR staff members on organizational duties, membership renewal drives, customer service
The internship is an educational opportunity that may count toward college credit, covering 15-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. The internship will be for a fixed period of time and is designed to provide the intern with skills and training that may be applicable to working in a nonprofit research environment or in other research-based organizations.
Please send a resume and cover letter in PDF form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 p.m. MST Monday, January 31, 2022.
Visit SABR.org/internships to learn more.
Registration is now open for the 13th annual SABR Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Base Ball Conference, which will be held on April 29-30, 2022, at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. All baseball fans are welcome to register for this special event.
The 2022 conference will be highlighted by a keynote address from author Thomas Gilbert, along with a panel discussion on owner Chris Von Der Ahe with John Thorn, Tom Hetrick, Dennis Thiessen, and moderator Bill Ryczek; a special presentation by Jonathan Popovich on “A Game of Ball: Reconstructing The Elysian Fields, 1845-1865”; a Member Spotlight interview of Dixie Tourangeau by Bob Bailey; plus research presentations.
- Registration: Click here to download the registration form (PDF). Registrations can be accepted by mail only.
- Cost: Conference registration is $65 per person, including the Saturday luncheon. Tickets for the optional Friday evening Welcoming Dinner ($50) and Saturday’s Post-Conference Gathering ($40) at the historic Otesaga Hotel can also be purchased in advance for you or a guest.
- RSVP: Please mail your registration form no later than February 28. Registration is limited to the first 100 people to sign up, so please register early!
- Schedule: Click here to view the complete schedule for the 2022 Ivor-Campbell Conference.
- Contact: For questions, contact Peter Mancuso at email@example.com.
To learn more about the conference, visit SABR.org/ivor-campbell19c
Early registration is now open for the SABR Virtual Analytics Conference, which will be held over four days in online sessions from March 17-20, 2022. We’ll bring together the top minds in the baseball analytics community to discuss, debate, and share insightful ways to analyze and examine the great game of baseball. Register today to join us!
The Virtual Analytics Conference schedule consists of research presentations and guest speakers from throughout the baseball analytics community, career development sessions led by experienced sports professionals, and industry networking opportunities — all available online for any aspiring front office executive or baseball fan to attend from the comfort of home. Students will have opportunities for skill acquisition and development, including sessions on how to work with baseball-related data sets as well as databasing and SQL.
- Registration: Click here to register for the 2022 SABR Virtual Analytics Conference. Early-bird registration is $75 for SABR members, $100 for non-members, and $50 for currently enrolled high school or college students (includes one-year SABR membership).
- Student Registration: Students should email Scott Carter with a photo of their student ID to receive a special link to register at a discounted rate.
Stay tuned for more information on speakers, panelists, and presenters soon! Visit SABR.org/analytics to learn more.
While we continue to celebrate SABR’s 50th anniversary this year, we are keeping a keen eye on our organization’s future and have so many exciting projects on deck. In 2022, we will deliver the SABR Local Grants program. This initiative will provide an opportunity for chapters, research committees, and chartered communities to apply for funding for their projects under SABR’s Four Pillars: Research, Scholarship, Preservation, and Future of the Game. In total, $10,000 in SABR Local Grants will be awarded in 2022!
All SABR chapters, chartered communities, and research committees are now eligible to apply, until January 30, 2022. Individual SABR members and non-SABR groups are not eligible, so if you have an individual idea for a program grant, please follow up with your local chapter leadership or appropriate research committee to discuss an application.
SABR chapters and committees are encouraged to set up virtual meetings to stay engaged with our members throughout the world at SABR.org, as part of our Stay Home With SABR initiative to assist in limiting the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
- Can’t-Miss Event: SABR’s Larry Dierker Chapter in Houston will hold its next hybrid meeting at 7:00 p.m. CST on Monday, January 17. For Zoom details, please contact Joe Thompson. The in-person meeting will be held at the Spaghetti Western restaurant, 1608 Shepherd Drive in Houston. All baseball fans are invited to attend. Our keynote speaker will be Houston Astros radio broadcaster Robert Ford. We’ll also hear from Bill Brown, Mike Acosta, and Phil Boudreaux about their new book, Houston Astros’ Golden Era: The Houston Astros 60-Year History Through 2021. Chris Chestnut will present an analysis of large player contracts. Joe Thompson will present a book review on Dalko: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Fastest Pitcher. Tony Cavender will present this month’s trivia contest.
- Video Replays: This week, we heard from longtime Milwaukee Brewers bullpen coach Marcus Hanel, author Alan Cohen (“Never on a Sunday: Baseball’s Battles with the Blue Laws”), and the Buck O’Neil/North Florida Chapter held its monthly meeting. Click here to view more video replays of virtual SABR events.
Here are some more upcoming virtual events you can attend online; check the Events Calendar for complete details:
- January 15: Jack Graney (OH) Chapter book club meeting (9:00 a.m. EST)
- January 15: Ted Knorr: “The Greatest Outfielders of the Negro Leagues” (12:00 p.m. EST)
- January 15: Sweet Lou Johnson Lexington (KY) Chapter meeting with Clayton Trutor (1:00 p.m. EST)
- January 15: SABR Baseball Memories meeting (4:00 p.m. EST)
- January 17: Gardner-Waterman (VT) Chapter meeting with Clayton Trutor (7:00 p.m. EST)
- January 17: Larry Dierker (TX) Chapter meeting with Robert Ford (7:00 p.m. CST)
- January 18: Rocky Mountain (CO) Chapter meeting with Jay Jaffe (7:00 p.m. MST)
- January 19: Baltimore Babe Ruth Chapter meeting with Kelly Park (12:00 p.m. EST)
- January 19: New SABR Member Experience meeting with Scott Carter (8:00 p.m. EST)
- January 20: Larry Doby (SC) Chapter meeting with Tina Whitlock (7:00 p.m. EST)
- January 20: Magnolia (GA) Chapter meeting (7:30 p.m. EST)
- January 20: Sacramento/Bay Area Chapter joint meeting with Janet Marie Smith (7:00 p.m. PST)
- January 22: Bud Metheny (VA) Chapter meeting (11:00 a.m. EST)
- January 22: Schott-Pelican (LA) Chapter meeting (10:00 a.m. CST)
- January 24: Elysian Fields (NJ) Chapter meeting with Mark Macrae and Andy McCue (7:30 p.m. EST)
In addition, the following events will be held in person:
- January 15: Babe ‘n’ Bob Chapter Breakfast (Edgewater, MD)
- January 22: Emil Rothe Chicago Chapter lunch meeting (Elmhurst, IL)
- January 22: “39 Seconds” John Donaldson film screening (Minneapolis, MN)
Find more upcoming SABR meetings on our Events Calendar page.
Episode #144 on Monday, January 10 featured Eno Sarris, a staff writer for The Athletic, where he specializes in pitching analytics. He takes the best public analytics findings to the players in the clubhouse to get their reactions. He has written recently on the most effective pitches in baseball, the collective bargaining agreement, and the evolution of the “Dodgers Slider.” He has also been a contributor to FanGraphs, ESPN, MLB.com, Fox Sports, SB Nation, The Hardball Times, and others.
Visit SABR.org/sabrcast to listen to the full episode.
Subscribe to SABRcast on your favorite podcast networks, including Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, or Stitcher, and listen to each episode as soon as it’s released on Mondays. To learn more, visit SABR.org/sabrcast.
In 2021, the SABR Digital Library published Jackie: Perspectives on 42, edited by Bill Nowlin and Glen Sparks, a collection of stories that focus on Jackie Robinson’s legacy on and off the baseball field. The essays in this book look beyond the oft-told tale of Robinson’s historic debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, and examine many facets of Robinson’s life and career, including his military service, role in the civil rights movement, and his post-baseball career moves.
These essays from Jackie: Perspectives on 42 are now collected online and have been posted in the SABR Research Collection. Click here to read them at SABR.org.
SABR members can download the e-book for free or get a 50% discount off the paperback edition from the SABR Digital Library. Visit SABR.org/ebooks to learn more.
- Bert Delmas, by Tim Sitar
- Todd Frohwirth, by Malcolm Allen
- Jeff Gray, by Len Pasculli
- Eric Hetzel, by Bill Nowlin
- Tom House, by Bill Nowlin
- Jody Reed, by Karl Cicitto
- Billy Jo Robidoux, by Bill Nowlin
- Chris Shelton, by David Bilmes (first-time author)
- Freddie Velázquez, by Malcolm Allen
All new biographies can be found here: SABR.org/bioproject
- Find any SABR biography: You can visit sabr.org/bioproject to search for any player — or manager, executive, scout, spouse, broadcaster, or umpire — who appears in the SABR BioProject. In addition, we have pages for Ballparks, Broadcasters, Executives, Games, Managers, Scouts, Spouses, Umpires, Writers, people who were Famous Outside Baseball, and a lot more.
Nine new game stories were posted this week as part of the SABR Games Project. Here are the new game stories:
- May 6-8, 1890: Canton’s Cy Young wins one and loses one in Akron, by Stephen V. Rice
- July 12, 1906: Frank Shaughnessy leads Ottawa to victory in outlaw Northern Independent League, by Gary Belleville
- September 23, 1932: Jumbo Brown tosses first career shutout as Yankees defeat worst-ever Red Sox team, by Larry DeFillipo
- September 8, 1940: Joe Gordon’s cycle leads Yankees over Red Sox in packed Fenway Park, by Mike Huber
- June 19, 1961: Gene Baker becomes first Black manager in affiliated minor leagues, by Kurt Blumenau
- July 10, 1973: Jon Matlack’s one-hitter beats the Astros at Shea Stadium, by Thomas J. Brown Jr.
- May 23, 1991: Phillies’ Tommy Greene tosses historic no-hitter, by Russ Walsh
- September 28, 2011: Braves complete late-season collapse, miss postseason after losing Game 162 to Phillies, by Roby Mammon
- July 18, 2021: Alcides Escobar caps Nationals comeback with homer and walk-off single, by Steven C. Weiner
New Games Project stories can be found at SABR.org/gamesproject.
- Get involved: Have memories of a game you attended? Or a game you watched that caught your interest? Write about it! Writing for the Games Project is an easy way to get involved as a SABR member. Find out how by reading the Games Project FAQs section or checking out the Authors’ Guidelines. We have editors and fact checkers who are willing to help you write your first article.
- Social media: Follow the SABR Games Project on Twitter or Facebook to keep up with new stories and updates.
- Read more from Baseball’s Biggest Blowout Games online: In 2020, the SABR Digital Library published Baseball’s Biggest Blowout Games, edited by Bill Nowlin, with more than 125 accounts of the most lopsided games in major-league baseball history, including postseason games and the top four for all 30 MLB franchises. All of the stories from the Blowouts book can now be found online as part of the SABR Games Project.
Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style on SiriusXM, a radio show hosted by former SABR Board President Vince Gennaro, is back at a new time. Listen to new episodes at 4:00-5:00 p.m. ET on Saturdays on MLB Network Radio.
You can also listen to archives of recent episodes on-demand on the SiriusXM Internet Radio app.
Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style on SiriusXM focuses on examining and interpreting the statistical analysis that plays a critical role in baseball today. It airs weekly throughout the year on MLB Network Radio, available to subscribers nationwide on XM channel 89, Sirius channel 209, and on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App.
- A new SABR book project, Native American Ballplayers, co-edited by Rob Daugherty and Bill Nowlin, is seeking articles and essays on various aspects of Native American and Indigenous Peoples experience with baseball. We already have a full complement of player biographies, either previously written or currently under way. We welcome new essay ideas, such as one for Baseball and the Arts regarding the imagery used to depict Native Americans in baseball over the years, from logos to mascots and more. We are also looking for articles about boarding schools such as Haskell and Carlisle. This book will look at all of baseball history, from the 19th century to the present. To get involved or learn more, please contact Bill Nowlin.
We are seeking a new author for a planned essay on The Court Martial of Jackie Robinson film for an upcoming SABR publication on Jackie Robinson’s portrayals in pop culture. If you are interested in contributing — or if you have an extra copy of the film that you might be willing to lend to another SABR member — please contact Ralph Carhart.
Minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on November 6-7, 2021, in Phoenix, Arizona, have now been posted on the SABR website.
You can view all past minutes of SABR Board meetings by clicking on the link below:
Or you can go to the Members’ Info page and click on “Org. files”, then “Board Minutes” to view the minutes.
- SABR Baseball Research Award (outstanding research articles/projects: deadline: 1/31/2022)
- Jefferson Burdick Award (contributions to baseball card industry; deadline: 1/31/2022)
- McFarland-SABR Baseball Research Award (best history/biography articles; deadline: 2/15/2022)
Please note: Only ONE entry per nomination will be considered (do not submit multiple nominations for the same award). For more information on SABR Awards, click here.
Here are some major headlines from recent weeks that we don’t want you to miss:
- SABR member Bill Humber appointed as a member of the Order of Canada
- Students, apply now for a SABR Negro Leagues Committee scholarship in 2022
- SABR Digital Library celebrates 10 years of new baseball books
- Longtime SABR member Tim Kurkjian wins 2022 BBWAA Career Excellence Award
- In Memoriam: Roland Hemond
- Read articles from the Fall 2021 Baseball Research Journal online at SABR.org
- Peter Cottrell joins SABR team as chapter liaison
- Read all articles from SABR’s 3-volume series on history of the Winter Meetings online
- SABR 50 convention in Baltimore rescheduled for August 17-21, 2022
- Check out the complete SABR 50 at 50 series as we look back at baseball over the past 50 years
- Get a gift for baseball fan in your life with the SABR Store @ CafePress
- All e-books in SABR Digital Library available for free to members
All previous editions of This Week in SABR can be found here: SABR.org/this-week-in-sabr-archives.
You can find contact information for any SABR member in the online Membership Directory.
|Rick Beam||Huxley, IA||Joseph Lombardo||Montclair, NJ|
|Jeffrey Beck||Palmyra, PA||Adam MacKinnon||Wilmington, DE|
|Vito Calise||Long Island, NY||Keith Mars||Austin, TX|
|Matthew Carter||Huntsville, AL||Steven Miller||Rio Vista, CA|
|Chris Cooney||Burlington, ON||Bryan Peabody||Louisville, KY|
|Paul Craig||Madison, AL||Peter Riehl||Colorado Springs, CO|
|Michaael Dauphinais||W. Melbourne, FL||Mike Ryan||Lakewood, CO|
|Jason Douglas||Calgary, AB||Benjamin Spotswood||Mobile, AL|
|Karl Gierach||Macomb, MI||Katie Tripp||Bedford, NH|
|Jackie Haley||Cary, NC||Wayne Tuckson||Louisville, KY|
|Larry Harris||Northville, MI||Peter VanBenthuysen||Denver, CO|
|Se Hyeon Heo||Yongin-si, KOR||Dan Visser||Holland, MI|
|Mike Hoben||Gulfport, FL||Chloe Walker||McHenry, IL|
|Steve Klein||Fontana, CA||Jacob Weber||Niskayuna, NY|
|PK Komar||Spring Lake, MI||John Webster||St. Louis, MO|
|John Koziol||Boston, MA||Albert Yang||Davis, CA|
|Chris Leupold||Gibsonville, NC|
Here are the new research committee updates this week:
Find all SABR research committee newsletters at SABR.org/research/committees.
Here are the new regional chapter and chartered community updates this week:
- Emil Rothe Chicago Chapter: January 2022 newsletter (Chicago, IL)
Visit SABR.org/chapters for more information on SABR regional chapters.
Here are some recent articles published by and about SABR members:
- Registration is now open for 2022 NINE Conference during spring training in Arizona (NineConference.com)
- Lindsey Adler: How Yankees’ Rachel Balkovec became baseball’s first female manager: ‘It’s a credit to her’ (The Athletic)
- Alex Speier: There are more women coaching in baseball than ever before, and that makes this Red Sox trailblazer happy (Boston Globe)
- Howard Megdal: Around Women’s Baseball, A Sense Of Possibility In Rachel Balkovec’s Hiring With Yankees Affiliate (Forbes.com)
- Molly Burkhardt: It’s just the beginning for women in baseball (MLB.com)
- Roger Cormier: Long Time Coming (Baseball Prospectus)
- Tyler Kepner: By Honoring Keith Hernandez, the Mets Fully Embrace Their Past (New York Times)
- Evan Drellich: MLB’s first proposal after locking out players creates little progress as spring training looms (The Athletic)
- Hannah Keyser: League economic proposals make little headway with players (Yahoo! Sports)
- Barton Smith: New Seam-Shifted Wake Results: Baseballs these days don’t know who they want to be (Baseball Aerodynamics)
- Seamheads Ballpark Database announces updates for 2021 season (Seamheads.com)
- Rob Mains: Six Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About the 2021 Season (Baseball Prospectus)
- Russell A. Carleton: The Shift That Happened in 2021 (Baseball Prospectus)
- Emma Baccellieri: The Baseball Hall of Fame Tracker Has Changed (and Improved) the Cooperstown Conversation (Sports Illustrated)
- Jayson Stark: Is there a place in Cooperstown for Jimmy Rollins and the 2008 Phillies? (The Athletic)
- Jay Jaffe: JAWS and the 2022 Hall of Fame Ballot: Jake Peavy (FanGraphs)
- David Laurila: Is Buster Posey One of the Best Catchers in MLB History? (FanGraphs)
- Bill James: Vagabonds and Homebodies (Bill James Online)
- Rustin Dodd: ‘Hidden Game’: How a cult book from the 1980s foretold the future of sports (The Athletic)
- Michael Weinreb: How America Learned to Love Sports Betting (Global Sport Matters)
- Steven Goldman: Bring them Back: Camden Yards and the Ghosts You Want (Baseball Prospectus)
- Joon Lee: Welcome to Mr. Throwback, where athletes and celebrities get their retro sports gear (ESPN.com)
- Samantha Swindler: Eddie Basinski, the violin-playing second baseman for the Portland Beavers, has died at age 99 (The Oregonian)
- Manny Randhawa: ‘Nobody does that!’ Kevin Mitchell’s barehanded catch still stuns (MLB.com)
- Bill Staples Jr.: MLB Can Do Better: A Case for Renaming the Cy Young Award (International Pastime)
- Ryan Fagan: 34 crazy MLB statistical coincidences that are almost too unbelievable to be true (The Sporting News)
- Michael Clair: An ode to Dontrelle Willis’s smile, signature windup (MLB.com)
- Nick Henthorn: New John Wickline book unveils hidden history of West Virginia baseball (West Virginian Times)
- Joe Guzzardi: Before DiMaggio the Yankees Had Lazzeri (I’m Italian Magazine)
- Charlie Bevis: Sunday-Only Ballparks in Northern New Jersey, 1897–1908 (Bevis Baseball Research)
- Evan Thompson: Baseball Mythbusters: Greg Maddux and the Number of Batters Who Saw a 3–0 Count (Last Word on Sports)
- Mark Armour: Vida Blue, 1971 (SABR Baseball Cards Committee)
- John Racanelli: Death and Taxes and Baseball Card Litigation (SABR Baseball Cards Committee)
Please note: Some articles may require a separate subscription to view online. SABR does not endorse, and is not responsible or liable for, any content that appears on a third-party website.
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Originally published: January 14, 2022. Last Updated: January 14, 2022.