Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: awards, community, sabermetrics

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BDC
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogVIDEO: Brewers, Pirates brawl after Carlos Gomez triple
(19 - 5:30pm, Apr 20)
Last: TDF, situational idiot

NewsblogOMNICHATTER for April 20, 2014
(57 - 5:27pm, Apr 20)
Last: 'zop sympathizes with the wrong ####### people

NewsblogZander Hollander, Sports Trivia Shepherd, Dies at 91
(8 - 5:22pm, Apr 20)
Last: 'zop sympathizes with the wrong ####### people

NewsblogBryce Harper benched for 'lack of hustle' despite quad injury
(93 - 5:16pm, Apr 20)
Last: jacjacatk

NewsblogJohn Torres: Baseball must bag sickening farewell tours
(47 - 4:47pm, Apr 20)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogPirates Acquire Ike Davis From Mets
(47 - 4:39pm, Apr 20)
Last: formerly dp

NewsblogDoug Glanville: I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway
(374 - 4:19pm, Apr 20)
Last: The Id of SugarBear Blanks

NewsblogOT: NBA Monthly Thread - April 2014
(359 - 4:01pm, Apr 20)
Last: Mess with the Meat, you get the Wad!

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread March, 2014
(949 - 3:46pm, Apr 20)
Last: Spivey

NewsblogRB: Carlos Beltran: more of a center fielder than Mickey Mantle, Ty Cobb or Duke Snider. So what?
(44 - 3:43pm, Apr 20)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogTim Federowicz has rough night behind the plate - True Blue LA
(11 - 3:28pm, Apr 20)
Last: Tripon

NewsblogIvan Nova’s season in jeopardy after tearing elbow ligament
(1 - 3:27pm, Apr 20)
Last: Publius Publicola

Newsblogmets.com: Through hitting system, Mets aim to build winner
(11 - 3:12pm, Apr 20)
Last: KT's Pot Arb

NewsblogOT: The NHL is finally back thread, part 2
(156 - 3:09pm, Apr 20)
Last: Mess with the Meat, you get the Wad!

NewsblogNYT: Sandomir: When Swastikas, on Caps, Meant Luck
(11 - 2:26pm, Apr 20)
Last: TerpNats

Demarini, Easton and TPX Baseball Bats

 

 

 

 

Page rendered in 0.1069 seconds
52 querie(s) executed