Henry Chadwick Award: Rob Neyer

By Mark Armour

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

A profile of 2019 Henry Chadwick Award winner Rob Neyer. Rob Neyer (1966 – ) received his big break in 1989 when Bill James hired him as his research assistant. Rob has never been hesitant to tell this story, of a young, unsettled guy working as a roofer in Lawrence, Kansas — armed with a love of a baseball and the written word, and a willingness to work hard — being granted the opportunity to work with the most famous baseball . . .

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