SABRcast with Rob Neyer

Baseball fans, tune in this season to SABRcast with Rob Neyer, a weekly podcast hosted by award-winning author and longtime SABR member Rob Neyer. SABRcast features insights and analysis of what’s happening in modern baseball on and off the field, plus compelling interviews with figures from around the game — and music from The Baseball Project.

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Neyer is a longtime baseball writer and editor for ESPN.com, SB Nation, and FoxSports.com. He began his career as a research assistant for groundbreaking baseball author Bill James and later worked for STATS, Inc. He has also written or co-written seven baseball books, including The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (with Bill James), winner of the Sporting News/SABR Baseball Research Award, and most recently Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game, winner of the 2019 CASEY Award.

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Current Episode

Episode #111: May 17, 2021

Tom ShieberThis week’s guest is Tom Shieber, Senior Curator at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, which recently released a new book, Picturing America’s Pastime: Historic Photography from the Baseball Hall of Fame Archives. Tom is also the founder of SABR’s Pictorial History Committee and a 2018 Henry Chadwick Award honoree. An expert in 19th-century baseball, among many other areas, he is responsible for locating and correctly identifying the oldest team photograph: that of the New York Gotham club of 1855. His Baseball Researcher blog is a delight for anyone interested in the microscopic details of baseball. Tom is a native of Missouri and a one-time solar physicist at Mt. Wilson, California.

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What’s Rob Reading?

Double Plays and Double Crosses, by Don ZmindaDouble Plays and Double Crosses: The Black Sox and Baseball in 1920
By Don Zminda

The Black Sox Scandal has fascinated sports fans for over one hundred years. But while the focus has traditionally been on the fixed 1919 World Series, the reality is that it continued well into the following season-and members of the Chicago White Sox very likely continued to fix games. The result was a year of suspicion, intrigue, and continued betrayal.

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