This Week in SABR: November 4, 2016

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 November 4, 2016:

Watch: 2016 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners to be announced on Tuesday

The 2016 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winners will be unveiled during a one-hour, ESPN “Baseball Tonight” primetime special on Tuesday, November 8, beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET.

For the fourth consecutive season, the SABR Defensive Index™ will be used to help select the winners of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award and Rawlings Platinum Glove Award™, presented by SABR. The SABR Defensive Index accounts for approximately 25 percent of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award selection process that was added to the votes from the managers and coaches.

The latest SDI rankings can be found at The final SDI results will be released following the announcement of the Gold Glove winners on Tuesday night.

Following the ESPN announcement telecast, voting for the Rawlings Platinum Glove Award™ presented by SABR will begin at, allowing the general public to weigh in as to who is “The Finest in the Field®” in both the American League and National League. Fans can only select one player among the 2016 Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners from each League. A combination of the international fan vote and the SABR Defensive Index will determine who takes home the honor of each League’s top defensive player.

Learn more about the SABR Defensive Index and view updated rankings at

One week left to vote for 2016 Esurance MLB Awards; cast your SABR vote today

Now that this season’s thrilling World Series has ended, SABR members once again have the opportunity to play a key role in selecting the winners of the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards. New categories for Best Postseason Moment and Best Major Leaguer, Postseason just opened up this week, so be sure to cast your vote now!

The votes from SABR members will be equal to each of the other four categories.

  • SABR members (20%)
  • fans (20%)
  • Front office personnel (20%)
  • Retired players (20%)
  • Media (20%)

This year’s Esurance MLB Awards will feature nominees in 20 suspenseful categories. Individual awards will go to the Best Major Leaguer, Best Hitter, Best Pitcher, Best Rookie, Best Defensive Player, Best Social Media Personality, Best Play-Offense, Best Play-Defense, Best Moment, Best Performance, Best Social Media Post, Best Fan Catch, Best MLB Interview, Best Call, TV/Radio, Best Player-Fan Interaction, Best Trending Topic, Best Manager, and Best Executive.

Plus, check out the top MLB Fans of the Year presented by Esurance, including SABR member Emma X. Amaya, who was voted as the Los Angeles Dodgers Fan of the Year.

To cast your SABR vote in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, click here. Voting will remain open through Friday, November 11.

Visit to learn more. Winners will be announced live on MLB Network and on November 18, 2016.

2016 SABR Arizona Fall League Experience gets under way

The Hot Stove is warming up and so are attendees at the eighth annual SABR Arizona Fall League Experience, which kicked off this week and continues through Saturday.

A rare burst of wet weather in Arizona postponed the opening game of the conference Thursday night at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, so attendees were treated to dinner at a local Chicago-themed pizza eatery as we enjoyed a replay of the Cubs’ thrilling World Series victory over the Cleveland Indians.

Today, AFL Experience attendees will take in a game at Peoria Sports Complex followed by a special ballpark dinner at Scottsdale Stadium with guest speakers Steve Cobb, president of the Arizona Fall League, and former Cubs outfielder Byron Browne.

On Saturday morning, attendees will join members of SABR’s Flame Delhi (Arizona) Chapter for their regional fall meeting, where we’ll have a Broadcasters Panel with Oakland A’s voice Vince Cotroneo and Marty Lurie of KNBR; Barry Bloom will talk about the recent World Series that he covered; former MLB pitcher John D’Acquisto will tell stories about his own baseball career; and former scout Bernie Pleskoff will talk about the top Fall Stars Game prospects. Saturday night is always a highlight of the conference as the top prospects from every organization participate in the AFL Fall Stars Game at Surprise Stadium.

For more details and a complete schedule, visit

Chicago Cubs win historic World Series on a ‘Golden Pitch’

Earlier this year, in the Spring 2016 Baseball Research Journal, SABR member Wade Kapszukiewicz introduced the concept of “Golden Pitches” — which he had discovered to be one of the rarest occurrences in all of baseball. A Golden Pitch is any pitch thrown when both teams have an opportunity to win (or lose) the World Series with just one swing of the bat.

That had only happened seven times in World Series history, first in 1912 when Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants blew a 10th-inning lead in the decisive final game against the Boston Red Sox, and most recently in 2014 when Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants cemented his own postseason legend by nailing down a save in Game Seven against the Kansas City Royals.

Until this week.

As if Game Seven of this year’s World Series wasn’t historic and thrilling enough, Kapszukiewicz’s idea of a Golden Pitch came into play again late Wednesday night as his beloved Cleveland Indians went into extra innings against the Chicago Cubs, with both teams on the verge of erasing decades of World Series futility in a Fall Classic for the ages. The Indians had been burned once before in a Golden Pitch situation, back in 1997 when they were on the other end. Closer Jose Mesa tried in vain to protect a one-run lead in the ninth inning of Game Seven against the Florida Marlins, who tied it up and then went on to win it all in the 11th. This time, the Indians were at home in Cleveland trying to rally against the Cubs, who took a two-run lead entering the bottom of the 10th.

After the Indians scored a run to cut Chicago’s lead to 8-7, Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery faced Cleveland’s Michael Martinez with two outs and the tying run on base. Like Tris Speaker, Willie McCovey, and Pete Rose before him, Martinez now had the opportunity to possibly win the World Series with a home run … or end it by grounding out to third base, which he did to secure the Cubs’ first championship since 1908.

Out of the estimated 49 million pitches ever thrown in the World Series era since 1903, only about 40 of them have been Golden, including the two that Montgomery threw to Martinez on Wednesday night. Now that the Cubs have finally shed their “Lovable Losers” identity with a long-awaited title after 108 years — just like actor Bill Murray predicted in the The National Pastime! — Indians fans can only hope their next Golden Pitch situation results in a shiny, golden trophy instead.

Click here to read Wade Kapszukiewicz’s original story from the Baseball Research Journal.

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Early registration now open for 2017 SABR Analytics Conference

Early registration is now open for the sixth annual SABR Analytics Conference on March 9-11, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. We hope you’ll join us next spring in Arizona, where 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. All baseball fans are welcome to attend.

SABR has a long and storied history with baseball statistical analysis, evidenced by the link between our name and sabermetrics. SABR’s long history in this area of baseball research, coupled with our mission of advancing the understanding and knowledge of baseball, makes us the perfect choice to coordinate and host this ground-breaking event.

The Analytics Conference schedule consists of a combination of Guest Speakers, Panels, and Research Presentations — plus the unique Diamond Dollars Case Competition, in which undergraduate, graduate and law school students from across the country analyze and present a real baseball operations decision.

For more information on the 2017 SABR Analytics Conference, visit

Two weeks left to submit your research presentation abstract for 2017 SABR Analytics Conference

SABR and Baseball Info Solutions are excited to announce the call for presentations for the sixth annual SABR Analytics Conference. Abstracts of proposed research presentations should be no more than 500 words in length, and must include the abstract’s title, review of previous work on the subject, a summary of the research methodology and anticipated results, and the expected contribution to the field of baseball analytics offered by this work. Submissions are open to the general public, with student presenters considered in a separate track.

Please send all abstracts to this e-mail address: The submission deadline for 2017 SABR Analytics Conference presentation abstracts is 11:59 p.m. MST, Monday, November 14, 2016. Note: If your presentation abstract is selected as a semi-finalist, you will be required to register for the conference in order to be eligible for a presentation slot.

Click here for complete details and criteria.

Students: Apply for a Yoseloff Scholarship to attend 2017 SABR Analytics Conference

With generous funding from The Anthony A. Yoseloff Foundation, Inc., SABR will award up to four scholarships to high school and college students who wish to attend the 2017 SABR Analytics Conference. This scholarship will pay for registration, air transportation and lodging up to a total value of $1,250. All applications must be postmarked or e-mailed to Jeff Schatzki at no later than December 31, 2016.

The objective of this scholarship fund is to encourage student engagement with baseball analytics, and to engender an active interest in baseball research and SABR. The Yoseloff scholarship is to assist young researchers who want to attend SABR’s Analytics Conference and to introduce them to fellow SABR members and professionals within the baseball community. Through this fund, SABR hopes to inspire future baseball research, expose students to high-quality research and build the research capability of interested students.

Click here to learn more or to download the 2017 Yoseloff Scholarship application.

Register now for the 2017 Diamond Dollars Case Competition at SABR Analytics

The SABR Analytics Conference is pleased to host the unique Diamond Dollars Case Competition on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Click here for more details.

In the Diamond Dollars Case Competition, undergraduate, graduate and professional school students from colleges and universities across the country compete against each other by preparing an analysis and presentation of a baseball operations decision — the type of decision a team’s GM and his staff is faced with over the course of a season. The cases are developed by SABR President Vince Gennaro, author of Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball, and consultant to MLB teams. The Diamond Dollars Case Competition is the first national competition to be based solely on baseball operations issues.

Four- to five-person student teams are asked to evaluate a baseball operations case problem. The student team presents their analysis and recommendations to a panel of judges that includes MLB front office executives. More than a dozen alumni from the first five Diamond Dollars Case Competitions have secured internships or permanent positions within Major League Baseball.

For more information on the 2017 Diamond Dollars Case Competition, please contact SABR President Vince Gennaro or click here for rules and entry requirements.

Help us reach our donation-drive goal in 2016

This has been a banner year for SABR, and your year-end charitable gift can help us bring 2016 to an even more successful close.

SABR continues to offer unparalleled opportunities for involvement and benefits for members around the world. We depend upon the volunteer work of members to mount our exciting events like the SABR Convention (in New York City next summer), the SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, and the Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference; to produce groundbreaking research through the SABR Digital Library e-book program (with 8-10 free e-books provided to members each year), the Baseball Research Journal, and The National Pastime; and to expand the online resources of the research committees, regional chapters, the BioProject, the Games Project, and much more. SABR continues to offer unparalleled opportunities for involvement and benefits for members around the world.

As a 501(c)3 organization, tax-deductible donations allow SABR to expand member opportunities and to become an even larger voice in the baseball community. Many members have already become donors, and you can join them right now by making your gift online at Please help us reach our donation drive goal!

You can also send your donation by check to: SABR, Cronkite School at ASU, 555 N. Central Ave. #416, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

All of us at SABR appreciate your support of our great organization and the game we love.

To learn more, visit

It’s time to renew your SABR membership

For those of you whose SABR memberships expire by December 31 — you can check your current membership status here — it’s almost time for you to renew! We’re excited about the upcoming year ahead of us and we hope you’ll take advantage of all the great membership benefits offered to SABR members in 2017.

You can renew your membership for 1 year or 3 years online at the SABR Store; by phone at (602) 496-1460; or by mailing this downloadable PDF form and your payment to the office at: SABR, Cronkite School at ASU, 555 N. Central Ave. #416, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

Dues are the same as they have been in recent years: $65 for one year or $175 for three years, with discounts available to anyone under 30 or over the age of 65. 

For one low price, you get two editions of the Baseball Research Journal, the expanded e-book edition of The National Pastime; 8-10 free e-books published by the SABR Digital Library; “This Week in SABR” every Friday; access to research resources such as Paper of Record (with complete archives of The Sporting News); discounts to all SABR conferences such as the National Convention (New York City in 2017), the SABR Analytics Conference, the Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference, and the Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Conference; and much, much more.

We believe SABR has something for everyone, from the active researcher to someone passionate about baseball. We hope you’ll invite your friends, colleagues and family members to join at

  • Add a family member for $15: Any SABR member can add a family member in the same household for $15 per year; they will receive all electronic member benefits and access to the website, but no printed publications. To add a new family member, please contact Membership Director Deb Jayne. Note: In order to renew your existing family membership, you must log in to the SABR website under the family member’s username/e-mail address, not your own.

SABR Digital Library: When Pops Led the Family: The 1979 Pitttsburgh Pirates

Add a Family-friendly baseball book to your collection with the newest title from the SABR Digital Library:

When Pops Led the Family: The 1979 Pitttsburgh Pirates
Edited by Bill Nowlin and Gregory H. Wolf
Associate Editors: Russ Lake and Len Levin
ISBN (paperback): 978-1-9438-1635-4, $19.95
ISBN (ebook): 978-1-9438-1634-7, $9.99
372 pages, 8.5″ x 11″

The 1979 World Series champion Pirates are one of the most memorable teams in baseball history and helped define an era. One look at their pillbox caps—adorned with stars distributed by team captain Willie Stargell—or their typically garish uniforms, complete with striking yellow jerseys often worn with same-colored pants, and the viewer is transported back to the Steel City at the close of the 1970s. 

When Pops Led the Family celebrates this team and its cast of characters, including Willie Stargell, Manny Sanguillen, John Candelaria, and Kent Tekulve. Featuring contributions from 39 members of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), this book includes biographies of all of the players, members of the coaching staff, and some of the the front office, an in-depth season summary, and detailed game accounts from some of the most pivotal games of the season and all of the postseason games. Essays on Three Rivers Stadium, manager Chuck Tanner’s use of his bullpen, and the “We Are Family” Song help round out the volume. 

Contributors include: Phillip Bolda, Frederick C. (Rick) Bush, Alan Cohen, Warren Corbett, Rory Costello, Tom Crist, Dan Fields, James Forr, Gordon J. Gattie, Paul Geisler, Paul Hofmann, Rock Hoffman, Mike Huber, Bob Hurte, Michael Jaffe, Maxwell Kates, Norm King, Russ Lake, Len Levin, Mark Miller, Rod Nelson, Bill Nowlin, Carole Olshavsky, J.G. Preston, Richard J. Puerzer, Richard Riis, Eric Robinson, Thomas E. Schott, Richard L. Shook, Matthew Silverman, David E. Skelton, George Skornickel, Jon Springer, Wayne Strumpfer, Clayton Trutor, Nick Waddell, Joseph Wancho, Steve West, and Gregory H. Wolf.

SABR members, get this e-book for FREE!

Having trouble downloading our e-books? To view PDF files on your computer, click here to download the free Adobe Reader software. Having trouble downloading e-books to your Kindle, Nook, Sony Reader or iPad? Click here for additional help.

SABR members will get discounted rates for all Digital Library publications, including many for free. To find more SABR Digital Library books, visit

Deadline extended for 2016 SABR Philadelphia 19th Century Baseball Interdisciplinary Symposium

You still have until November 7 to register for the Philadelphia 19th Century Baseball Interdisciplinary Symposium, co-hosted by SABR’s Nineteenth Century Research Committee and the Connie Mack/Philadelphia Chapter. The special event will take place from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Maggiano’s Restaurant, 1201 Filbert St. in the Center City of Philadelphia.

We’ll have a full day of programming that will include a Welcoming Address by Major League Baseball’s Official Historian John Thorn; a Luncheon Keynote presentation by veteran Philadelphia newspaper reporters and editors Daniel R. Biddle and Murray Dubin, co-authors of Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America; a panel discussion on Philadelphia’s 19th Century Baseball’s Movers & Shakers, moderated by Dick Rosen; four other Research Presentations devoted to seldom addressed aspects of 19th-century baseball by such experts as Jerrold Casway, Ralph Carhart, Richard Hershberger, John Shiffert, and Matt Albertson.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

For more information, please contact Peter Mancuso at

Negro Leagues star ‘Topeka Jack’ Johnson honored with new grave marker

About 30 people gathered on Saturday, October 28 in Topeka, Kansas, for the unveiling of a grave marker for “Topeka Jack” Johnson (1883-1940), a noted black baseball player/manager and boxer, at the Mount Auburn Cemetery.

SABR member Jan Johnson (no relation) spearheaded an effort to recognize Topeka Jack, who helped organize the Topeka Giants and Kansas City Giants, two prominent black barnstorming teams in the first decade of the 20th century.

“In his prime, his athletic pursuits and achievements were a source of great pride for the Topeka community. It’s time they should be again,” Jan Johnson said. “Jack did the hard part — he left a legacy worth preserving. Now it’s up to us to value that legacy through the simple acts of remembrance, respect and appreciation.” 

Read a recap of the ceremony by Todd Fertig of the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Click here to view Topeka Jack Johnson’s stats at the Seamheads Negro Leagues Database.

The program was sponsored in part by the SABR Negro Leagues Baseball Grave Marker Project. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to help support the project. Your contribution will be used to help locate the gravesites of former ballplayers from the Negro Leagues and adorn them with proper headstones.

Castilla, Burks to speak at Rocky Mountain Chapter banquet on Saturday

The SABR Rocky Mountain Chapter will hold its 19th annual banquet tomorrow, Saturday, November 5, at Coors Field in Denver.

Special guest speakers this year include Vinny Castilla and Ellis Burks, who were stars when the “Blake Street Bombers” ruled Denver in the 1990s. Additionally, Rockies then-General Manager Bob Gebhard will be on hand to receive the Rocky Mountain SABR Award for lifetime achievement in baseball.

The Master of Ceremonies will be former Rockies pitcher Jason Hirsh. Tickets are $65 and open to all SABR members and guests. Visit to learn more.

5 new SABR biographies published

Five new biographies were posted this week as part of the SABR Baseball Biography Project, which — with the publication last week of When Pops Led the Family: The 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates — brings us to a total of 3,917 published biographies. Here are the new bios published this week:

All new biographies can be found here:

  • Seeking authors for 2017 Hall of Fame candidates: As part of our Bioproject Hall of Fame Ballot initiative, we are seeking authors for the following players: Mike Cameron, Jeff Kent, Derrek Lee, Mike Mussina, Magglio Ordoñez, Edgar Renteria, Gary Sheffield, Jason Varitek, and Tim Wakefield. Ideally, we would like to have the bios written, edited, and fact-checked by the end of 2016 so we can post them on the BioProject website and on social media before the election announcements. Please contact Emily Hawks at if you are interested in writing about one of these players.
  • Search for any SABR biography: You can now visit to search for any player — or manager, executive, scout, spouse, broadcaster, or umpire — who appears in the SABR BioProject. You can also browse all of these BioProject categories and a lot more, including 300-game winners, Hall of Famers, 1960s All-Stars, or Negro Leaguers, at our Browse page:

1986 Mets biographies now posted online

In SABR’s The 1986 New York Mets: There Was More Than Game Six, edited by Leslie Heaphy and Bill Nowlin and published by SABR in 2016, we paid tribute to a historic team whose World Series championship remains a touchstone for generations of Mets fans.

The 1986 New York Mets includes biographies of every player, coach, broadcaster, and other important figures in baseball’s top organization that year — from stars like Doc Gooden, Darryl Strawberry, Gary Carter, and Keith Hernandez to manager Davey Johnson to iconic voices like Ralph Kiner and Tim McCarver.

This book on the 1986 season re-tells the story of that year’s classic World Series between the Mets and the Boston Red Sox. After four games, each team had won two away games and neither had won at home. Then the Red Sox won Game Five at Fenway, and were one game away from winning their first world championship in 86 years. It came to the point they were one pitch away from baseball Nirvana. And then …

Just about everyone knows what happened, but there are takes on it here you might not have read elsewhere. Mostly, this is the story of each of the players, coaches, managers, and broadcasters, their lives in baseball, and the way the 1986 season fit into their lives.

The SABR BioProject biographies that appeared in The 1986 New York Mets can now be read online at:

You can also purchase the book or download the e-book — along with its companion volume on the 1986 Boston Red Sox — by clicking here. SABR members can download all SABR Digital Library e-books for free at

2 new stories published by the SABR Games Project

Two new game stories were posted this week as part of the SABR Games Project. Here are the new game stories:

All new Games Project stories can be found here:

  • Get involved: 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.
  • Still seeking a Chief Editor: For those of you who have reached out offering to edit or fact-check games over the past few weeks: Thank you! Thanks to numerous responses, we are now sufficiently staffed in this area to more quickly process game articles toward publication. However, we are still seeking a Chief Editor to help coordinate the editing for all Games Project stories. This is a crucial role that is necessary to keep the project running smoothly. If you are interested, please contact Greg Erion or Bruce Slutsky for more information.

Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style on SiriusXM resumes this Sunday

Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style on SiriusXM, a radio show hosted by SABR President Vince Gennaro is back for the Hot Stove League offseason, at a new time: 4:00-5:00 p.m. ET on Sundays, on MLB Network Radio.

This week’s guests are SABR members Barry Bloom of and Eno Sarris of FanGraphs.

You can also watch video highlights of Behind the Numbers: Baseball SABR Style on SiriusXM on Click here to watch more video highlights of Baseball SABR Style from 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.

Save the date: SABR 47 will be in New York City in 2017

SABR will be returning to the Big Apple for our 47th national convention on June 28-July 2, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt New York. Registration information will be available at in early 2017. The New York Mets are scheduled to play the Philadelphia Phillies in a three-game series at Citi Field during SABR 47.

The Grand Hyatt New York, one of the city’s most historic and luxurious hotels, is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan just steps from Grand Central Terminal and within walking distance of many major attractions, including Times Square, the Empire State Building, and the New York Public Library. The Grand Hyatt is also easily accessible to all forms of transportation: planes, trains, automobiles (including car services), and more.

SABR 47, which is open to all baseball fans, will include top featured speakers from around the baseball world — front office executives, players, managers, scouts, writers and analysts. More details will be announced in early 2017 at

SABR’s 2017 national convention will be our 47th annual gathering; the organization’s founding in Cooperstown in 1971 is counted as the first. Learn more about SABR’s convention history by clicking here.

For more information on the SABR convention, visit

ICYMI: Highlights from last week’s This Week in SABR

We’ve heard your feedback: Some of you have said you look forward to “This Week in SABR” every Friday, but sometimes there are just too many compelling articles and announcements to read every week. We’re not complaining — hey, keep up the great work! — but we know the feeling. So in an effort to make the length of this newsletter more manageable to read, we’ll summarize some of the repeating/recurring announcements in a special “In Case You Missed It (ICYMI)” section of “This Week in SABR”.

Here are some major headlines from recent weeks that we don’t want you to miss:

All previous editions of This Week in SABR can be found here:

For more information, click here.

Welcome, new members!

We’d like to welcome all of our new SABR members who have joined this week. You can find all Members-Only resources at and the Membership Handbook can be downloaded here.

Please give these new members a warm welcome and help them make the most of their membership by giving them the opportunity to get involved in their local chapter or a research committee.

You can find contact information for any SABR member in the online membership directory (

Name Hometown     Name Hometown
William Blackwelder Bethesda, MD     Dean Holzkamp Littleton, CO
Bruce Bohner Lakewood, OH     Jeff Kallman Las Vegas, NV
Steven Bradley Katy, TX     Mark Marbey Fort Myers, FL
Bets Brown Birmingham, AL     Lincoln Mitchell New York, NY
Jim Campbell Townsend, TN     Laura Peebles Arlington, VA
Steve Collins Kanata, ON     Matthew Reynolds Overland Park, KS
Peter Crapo Shelburne, VT     Amy Schwark San Antonio, TX
Andrew Gianopoulos New Martinsville, WV     Vince Trovato Waukesha, WI
Robert Gorham Sacramento, CA     Evan Wildstein Atlanta, GA
Stan Gould La Crosse, WI     Elizabeth Wotawa River Ridge, LA
Randal Griggs Franklin, TN        


Research Committee news

Here are the new SABR research committee updates this week:

Find all SABR research committee newsletters at

Regional Chapter news

Here are the new regional chapter updates this week:

Visit for more information on SABR regional chapters.

SABR Events Calendar

Here is a list of upcoming SABR events:

All SABR meetings and events are open to the public. Feel free to bring a baseball-loving friend … and make many new ones! Check out the SABR Events Calendar at

Around the Web

Here are some recent articles published by and about SABR members:

Read these articles and more at

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Originally published: November 4, 2016. Last Updated: April 3, 2020.