Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Society for American Baseball Research, Inc.

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • http://www.sabr.org

Mission Statement

The Society for American Baseball Research SABR) was formed in August 1971 in Cooperstown, New York. It now consists of more than 6,500 members -- including many prominent writers, officials, and players -- worldwide.

The purpose of SABR is to foster the
research, preservation, and dissemination of the history and record of
baseball. SABR carries out that mission through programs:
1) To encourage the study of baseball, past and present, as a significant athletic and social institution;
2) To encourage further research and literary efforts to establish and maintain the accurate historical record of baseball;

3) To encourage the preservation of baseball research materials; and
4) To help disseminate educational, historical and research information about baseball.

SABR members have a variety of interests, and this is reflected in the diversity of its research committees.

Service Areas

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International

SABR membership is open to anyone with an interest in baseball history or its statistics.

ruling year

1987

Principal Officer since 2010

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Mr. Marc Appleman

Keywords

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baseball research, history, statistical analysis, publications, baseball, statistics

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Also Known As

SABR

EIN

52-1234482

 Number

3333249195

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

Baseball, Softball (includes Little Leagues) (N63)

Unknown (Z99)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Program 1

SABR has 20+ research committees, each dedicated to studying a different part of the National Pastime. Members are encouraged to participate in any of the committees: Ballparks Committee, Baseball & the Arts Committee, Baseball Records Committee, Bibliography Committee, Biographical Research Committee, Biography Project, Business of Baseball Committee, Collegiate Committee, Latino Baseball Committee, Minor League Committee, Negro Leagues Committee, Nineteenth Century Committee, Oral History Committee, Pictorial History Committee, Scouts Committee, Statistical Analysis, Umpire and Rules Committee, Women In Baseball Committee. Counting the initial meeting in Cooperstown in August 1971, SABR has staged an annual Convention each summer, featuring a variety of research presentations and exciting guests.

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Service Areas

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International

SABR membership is open to anyone with an interest in baseball history or its statistics.

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SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN BASEBALL RESEARCH INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Society for American Baseball Research, Inc.

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Principal Officer

Mr. Marc Appleman

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Vince Gennaro

No Affiliation

Term: July 2015 - July 2017

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