Member benefits


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Here are some of the benefits that SABR members receive:



  • Two issues of the Baseball Research Journal, which includes articles on history, biography, statistics, personalities, book reviews, and other aspects of the game.
  • Expanded e-book edition of The National Pastime, which focuses on baseball in the city or region where our national convention is being held
  • 8-10 new e-books published annually by the SABR Digital Library, all FREE to members
  • "This Week in SABR" e-newsletter sent to members every Friday 


  • Be part of a passionate international community of baseball fans
  • Meet new baseball friends at local chapter meetings, which include guest speakers, presentations, and trips to ballgames
  • Attend SABR's national events and conferences, like the SABR Analytics Conference and the Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference
  • Join one of SABR's 30+ research committees and contribute to group projects
  • Participate in online discussion groups
  • Ask an answer questions on the SABR-L e-mail listserv
  • Vote for the Esurance MLB Awards
  • Vote in special SABR research committee surveys


  • Take advantage of our comprehensive list of research resources
  • Find experts and sources through the online SABR membership directory
  • Use the SABR-L listserv and many other research resources
  • Get online access to back issues of The Sporting News and other publications


  • Publish your research in SABR research journals, the BioProject, or the Games Project
  • Promote your research in "This Week in SABR"
  • Lead a SABR research committee or regional chapter
  • Apply for a Yoseloff Scholarship to attend the SABR Analytics Conference or SABR Convention
  • Collaborate with SABR researchers and experts
  • Meet baseball authors and historians at SABR events
  • List your new book in the SABR Bookshelf
  • Participate in the Diamond Dollars Case Competition


  • SABR Convention
  • SABR Analytics Conference
  • Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference
  • Frederick Ivor-Campbell 19th Century Conference
  • SABR Arizona Fall League Experience
  • SABR Day


  • FREE e-books throughout the year in the SABR Digital Library
  • Discounts on registration to SABR conferences and events
  • FREE access to The Sporting News archives through Paper of Record
  • 50% discounts on paperback versions of SABR e-books


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