Doug Pappas

Doug PappasDoug Pappas, chair of SABR’s Business of Baseball committee, has passed away.  Doug, a knowledgeable, sardonic, and passionate expert on baseball’s economics, was often quoted in the press on baseball’s business follies.  Commissioner Bud blessed him with a not-particularly-convincing phone call during the contraction controversy.  He was also a fine researcher, and SABR’s expert on players and managers ejected from ballgames.

A good man.  We’ll miss him.

Doug at Coors Field on July 11, 2003.