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, SB Nation, and 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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Will CarrollEpisode #151: February 28, 2022

This week’s guest is Will Carroll, who has been writing regular Under the Knife columns and newsletters about sports science, sports medicine, and sports for two decades. He is the author of The Science of Baseball: The Math, Technology, and Data Behind the Great American Pastime and two other award-winning sports books, Saving The Pitcher and The Juice. He also consults with several professional teams and players on sports science. His work can be found at ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Baseball Prospectus, and the New York Times. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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What’s Rob Reading?

Satchel Paige (SABR-RUCKER ARCHIVE)“Satchel Paige added to legacy during stint in Minors”
By Kevin T. Czerwinski,

“The line between truth and tall tale is often blurred when discussing Satchel Paige. Many have called him the greatest pitcher whoever lived, offering stories from the two decades he played in the Negro Leagues as proof. … In between his Major League time with Cleveland and St. Louis in the late ’40s and early ’50s and that promotional appearance with the A’s in 1965, he continued to add to his legend by pitching in the Minor Leagues, a fact that is often overlooked when discussing Paige’s greatness. When Bill Veeck, the great innovator, brought Paige to Miami in 1956, it was more than a promotional stunt.”

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