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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Current Episode

Episode #211: April 24, 2023

Ryan McGee (ESPN Images)

This week, our guest is Ryan McGee, a senior writer for ESPN and author of Welcome to the Circus of Baseball: A Story of the Perfect Summer at the Perfect Ballpark at the Perfect Time. He is the co-host of Marty & McGee on ESPN Radio and the SEC Network. He has won five Sports Emmys, including two for his scriptwriting and feature work on College GameDay. McGee has authored several books, including the best-selling Racing to the Finish with Dale Earnhardt Jr. He also works as a field reporter for ESPN’s SportsCenter and as a feature reporter for E:60.

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What’s Rob Reading?

1953 Bowman Pee Wee Reese card

“The Story Behind The 1953 Bowman Color Pee Wee Reese Card”
By Alex Newton, SABR Baseball Cards Blog

“The 1953 Bowman Color Pee Wee Reese is one of the most popular and iconic cards ever produced. And yet surprisingly, very little documentation exists on the origins of its creation. Who took this striking photograph of Reese leaping in the midst of a play? Why does this card look so different from the other Bowman Color cards? And who is that base runner on second?”

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Episode #203: Bill Brown (February 27, 2023)

Episode #202: Emma Tiedemann (February 20, 2023)

Episode #201: Clint Hurdle (February 13, 2023)

Episode #200: Lindsay Imber (February 6, 2023)

Episode #199: Jim Joyce (January 30, 2023)

Episode #198: Pat Neshek (January 23, 2023)

Episode #197: Mike Capps (January 16, 2023)

Episode #196: John McLaren (January 9, 2023)

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