Henry Chadwick Award: Allan Roth

By Andy McCue

This article was published in the Spring 2019 Baseball Research Journal.

A profile of 2019 Henry Chadwick Award winner Allan Roth. Allan Roth pushed the analysis of baseball statistics to a new level. He promoted himself into a job earlier analysts only aspired to. Roth “was the only zealot lucky enough to work for a major league team and to get to test his theories first hand,” wrote Alan Schwarz. Abraham Roth was born in Montreal on May 10, 1917, the son of Nathan and Rose (Silverheart). Nathan worked as a tailor and . . .

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