Anika is an award-winning illustrator, writer, designer, cartoonist and humorist. The Incredible Women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League is her first major published work as both author/ illustrator. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and happened to do all the artwork for this here website.
Eric Nusbaum is a writer and former editor at VICE. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, The Daily Beast, Deadspin, and the Best American Sports Writing anthology. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he has also lived and worked in Mexico City, New York, and Seattle. He now lives in Tacoma, Washington with his family.
Emily Nemens' debut novel, The Cactus League, is a NYT Book Review Editors' Pick. She lives in New York, where she edits The Paris Review and occasionally hits a single for the literary quarterly's softball team.
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Mitch is a professor at Villanova University who writes about baseball iconoclasts. His last biography was about the strange life and times of Dick Allen, and his new one explores the life of "Ball Four" author Jim Bouton, who won all of 62 games but changed professional sports in ways that 300-game winners never could.
D.B. is a Data Analyst for the City of New York. Besides their own baseball blog, DB's work has appeared at ESPN.com, Baseball Prospectus, The Hardball Times and The Village Voice. Their research on the origins of the "Three True Outcomes" in baseball was included in the Spring 2018 edition of the SABR Baseball Research Journal, and their poster presentation on the subject won an award at that year's national convention. They live in Queens, New York.
Dale is author of Bash Brothers: A Legacy Subpoenaed (Potomac Books, 2008), in addition to Billy Ball. His work has appeared in the Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, The Source, and Beckett Baseball Card Monthly. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jared has been the national baseball writer for The Wall Street Journal since 2017. Prior to that, he spent a season as the Journal’s Yankees beat writer and three seasons as its Mets beat writer. In his current role, he leads the newspaper’s baseball coverage. He resides in Jersey City, N.J., with his wife.
Joan is an award-winning journalist, author and sports media consultant. Her book Little Girls in Pretty Boxes was named one of the Top 100 Sports Books of All Time by Sports Illustrated. Her book Molina: The Story of a Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty was a finalist for the 2015 PEN Literary Award. One of the first female sports columnists in the country, she covered everything from the Super Bowl and the World Series to the Olympics and championship fights.
John is an award-winning national baseball columnist at the San Francisco Chronicle. He has written several books, including the autobiography of Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson: Off Base: Confessions of a Thief. He is seen regularly on MLB Network.
Jacob is a digital video producer at FOX Sports in Los Angeles, and has written for Bleacher Report and FanSided. He's a 2017 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, from 2017 to 2019 served as sports anchor and reporter at KDRV-TV (ABC) in Medford, Oregon.
Ralph is the head of the Society for American Baseball Research’s 19th Century Baseball Gravemarker Project. He is the recipient of the SABR 19th Century Committee’s 2015 Chairman’s Award and the Baseball Reliquary’s 2019 Hilda Award. He has contributed to four volumes of SABR publications, and is currently writing two chapters for an upcoming book on Jackie Robinson.
Kat is a professor of women's sport history at Marshall University, and author of The All-American Girls After the APPGPBL: How Playing Pro Ball Shaped Their Lives. She is the president and founding member of the International Women's Baseball Center.
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Mark C. Healey has been a journalist for more than 25 years. He is the editor-in-chief of The Wave, an award-winning newspaper in Rockaway Beach, New York. He lives in New York with his wife and three children. This is his first book.
Chris has written or co-authored three books about the San Francisco Giants. He covered the Astros for the Houston Post, and the Reds for the Cincinnati Enquirer and MLB.com, before taking the Oakland A’s beat for the San Jose Mercury News in 2004. He switched to the Giants beat in 2005, and shifted to covering the team for MLB.com in 2007, where he worked through 2018. Chris continues to cover the Major Leagues extensively for MLB.com.
Brian has authored two books on the New York Mets: Mets in 10s and, most recently, The New York Mets All-Time All-Stars. He has contributed to several SABR publications, including serving as the managing editor for Met-rospectives. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Adam is a contributing baseball writer for Baseball Almanac and Call to the Pen, and founder of Romantic About Baseball, a baseball blog. He lives in Powder Springs, Georgia, with his wife and daughter.
Jon Pessah is a founding editor of ESPN the Magazine who was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for editing and writing an examination into the role of racism in Major League Baseball. He was Assistant Managing Editor/Sports at Newsday and Sports Editor at the Hartford Courant, and Deputy Editor at ESPN Magazine.
Danny Gallagher is a freelance writer, author and Montreal Expos historian, who has written 10 books, including six about the Expos. He lives in Oshawa, Ontario.
Bill Nowlin is the former vice president of SABR, and a current director. He is one of the co-founders of Rounder Records, and over the past 20-some years has written or edited nearly 100 baseball books, more than half of them for SABR.
Dan Schlossberg is a former AP sportswriter and the author or co-author of 40 baseball books. A national baseball writer for forbes.com since June 2018, he also contributes to USA TODAY Sports Weekly, Sports Collectors Digest, Latino Sports, Boston Red Sox Diamond Days, and numerous other outlets.
Jim Overmyer’s belongs to the SABR committees for the Negro Leagues, Nineteenth Century, Deadball, and Business of Baseball. He was a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2006 special committee that voted to induct 17 people from the Negro leagues and the black baseball period before those leagues were formed. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.