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Welcome to the Asian Baseball Committee website
Written by Staples, Jr. & Daigo Fujiwara   
Saturday, 16 July 2011 00:00

Welcome to the website of SABR’s Asian Baseball Committee (ABC). The goals of the committee are to:

  • Research, preserve and share the long history of interaction between American and Asian baseball
  • Foster a sense of community among those with a shared passion for Asian Baseball 
  • Introduce Asian baseball to the North American public 
  • Serve as a valuable resource for those seeking more information about Asian Baseball

 It is our sincere hope that the information and activities offered by the Asian Baseball Committee will achieve the above goals. 

If you are a current member of SABR and interested in joining the Asian Baseball Committee, you can do so by visiting the SABRnation community.

If you are not a member of SABR, you can still get involved as a member of the Asian Baseball Community on Facebook.

To become a member of SABR, click here to join.

If you are a member of the media and seeking information about any aspect of Asian Baseball, please contact:

Bill Staples, Jr., Chair
Daigo Fujiwara, Vice-Chair




Last Updated on Sunday, 11 August 2013 16:51
SABR Asian Baseball Research Committee Salutes Ichiro on Career Hit 4,000
Written by SABR Asian Baseball Research Committee   
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 23:19

Following is a press release from SABR Asian Baseball Research Committee regarding Ichiro Suzuki's 4,000th hit. For media contact, please email Bill Staples, Jr. If you'd like to download PDF version, click here.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 23:49
Check out Asian Baseball Community in facebook
Written by Daigo Fujiwara   
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 10:54

Do you use facebook? 

If so, be sure to "Like" the Asian Baseball Community (, a publicly open extention of the SABR Asian Baseball Committee. 

We try to post interesting news and topics that we see on the web, and if you have something that you'd like to contribute, please email Daigo Fujiwara (ABC vice-chair) at


Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 23:03
2013 SABR Asian Baseball Committee Meeting
Written by Bill Staples, Jr. and Daigo Fujiwara   
Thursday, 25 July 2013 00:00

2013 SABR Asian Baseball Committee Meeting (Teleconference/Webinar) was held on Wednesday July 24, 2013 at 9 pm EST (8 pm Central, 7 pm Mountain, 6 pm AZ/Pacific). Hosted by SABR ABC Chair Bill Staples, Jr. Many members of the Asian Baseball Committee was unable to attend the SABR's Annual National Convention in Philadelphia. So in lieu of an onsite meeting the committee held its first webinar/ teleconference prior to the conference. We had SABR members from California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Japan and Korea participate. We hope to keep holding those on-line meetings going forward. 

To see the slide deck used for the meeting, you can get a copy from SABR's Asian Baseball Research Committee newsletters page.


Last Updated on Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:03


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