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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Nominations for the Greg Spira Award are now open!

The new Greg Spira Baseball Research Award (www.SpiraAward.org) will be given annually in recognition of the best published article or paper containing original baseball research by a person 30 years old or younger.

Working with the Spira family, the creators of the Greg Spira Award include Sean Forman of Baseball- Reference.com, Joe Hamrahi and Dave Pease of Baseball Prospectus, Sean Lahman of Baseball1.com, and Gary Gillette of 24-7 Baseball, L.L.C.

The winner of the Greg Spira Baseball Research Award will receive a cash prize of $1,000. The program will also recognize two additional writers with awards of $200 for second place and $100 for third place.

Rules for nomination are here. You have until 11:59 PM EST on February 15 to make a nomination, and you can nominate your own work.

Mike Emeigh Posted: January 16, 2013 at 08:42 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. spycake Posted: January 18, 2013 at 05:27 PM (#4350171)
Where are the Howard Spira Award nominations?
   2. Ray (RDP) Posted: January 18, 2013 at 05:52 PM (#4350217)
The new Greg Spira Baseball Research Award (www.SpiraAward.org) will be given annually in recognition of the best published article or paper containing original baseball research by a person 30 years old or younger.


Nice. Greg did a lot of fine research and was a pleasure to interact with on r.s.bb.

Here's a piece he wrote on pitching to the score for Baseball Prospectus in 1997. Everything on Baseball Prospectus is free today, so it's your chance to read away.
   3. Mike Emeigh Posted: January 18, 2013 at 06:21 PM (#4350262)
Greg did a lot of fine research and was a pleasure to interact with on r.s.bb.


as he was in person.

-- MWE
   4. Mike Emeigh Posted: February 14, 2013 at 02:55 PM (#4369689)
bump. Deadline is tomorrow!

-- MWE

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