About Us

Founded in 2016, the Michigan Society for American Baseball Research, run on-campus at the University of Michigan, is one of just two SABR-affiliated university clubs in the entire world. Our website features research articles, analysis pieces, satire, and more.

Our M-SABR Staff:

Co-President: Matthew Sussman

Matthew Sussman is a sophomore from New York majoring in Statistics and Data Science. As President, Matthew handles membership, oversees the board, and manages outside relationships. He is a die-hard Yankees fan who has visited all 30 major league ballparks. He has worked for a Panamanian Winter League team, Las Aguilas Metropolitanas, and currently works with the University of Michigan Baseball team as a data analyst.

How to contact Matthew:

Email: mattsuss@umich.edu

Twitter: @MatthewSussman6

Co-President: Yuki Mori

Yuki Mori is a senior from Ann Arbor, Michigan majoring in Trombone Performance in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance with a minor in German. As President, he oversees and assists the board, manages attendance and communication, and provides senior leadership to the club. He is an avid Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks fan, and enjoys playing Out of the Park Baseball, scouting prospects in the minor leagues, and analyzing pitchers.

How to contact Yuki:

Email: yukimori@umich.edu

Twitter: @yuki.mori.23

Editor-in-Chief: William Gregory

William Gregory is a sophomore from Grosse Pointe, Michigan majoring in Communications and English with a minor in Chinese. As Editor-in-Chief, he works with the other editors and authors of M-SABR pieces to ensure high quality writing and solid statistical reasoning and arguments. He is a Detroit Tigers fan, and enjoys playing Out of the Park Baseball.

How to contact William:

Email: willgreg@umich.edu

Twitter: @willgregory75

Managing Editor: Jack Kruger

Jack Kruger is a freshman from Michigan studying Mathematics and Computer Science. As the Managing Editor of M-SABR, Jack works with the writing team to produce and release quality pieces of content. He has been a lifelong fan of the Detroit Lions and Tigers, and is active in the scouting community for both football and baseball. 

How to contact Jack:

Email: jakrug@umich.edu

Twitter: @jakkrug

Co-Research Chair: Abari Davis

Abari Davis is a sophomore from Michigan majoring in Data Science. As the Co-Research Chair, he teaches the relevant coding language and its applications to baseball analytics. He is a Chicago-native who is an avid fan of the White Sox and the Cubs.

How to contact Abari:

Email: abarid@umich.edu

Twitter: @abari_davis

Co-Research Chair: Ilyas Adnane

Ilyas Adnane is a junior majoring in Physics with an interest in getting a PhD in Physics or Data Science. He is currently doing research at the University of Michigan, and seeks to bring his relevant experience to M-SABR’s research team. He is from the city of Chicago, Illinois, and is a die-hard Cubs fan, for better and for worse. 

How to contact Ilyas:

Email: isoadn@umich.edu

Twitter: @isoadam_74

Treasurer: Daniel Schultz

Daniel Schultz is a sophomore studying to achieve his BBA with a concentration in accounting. Daniel grew up in Brighton, Michigan, and has always been a huge Detroit Tigers fan. He loves collecting baseball cards as well. In M-SABR, he is in charge of keeping track of the club finances.

How to contact Daniel:

Email: danjschu@umich.edu

Twitter: @danielschultz_5

Content Creator: Emma Bluman

Emma Bluman is a freshman studying sport management. She grew up in Los Angeles as an avid Dodgers fan. She has a dream of watching a Dodger game at all 30 stadiums and is currently sitting at 15. Outside of M-SABR, Emma works for the Michigan baseball team and the Michigan Sports Business Conference. With M-SABR she plans on getting guest speakers for club events, lead conversations on the current state of baseball, and lead fantasy competitions.

How to contact Emma: 

Email: ebluman@umich.edu

Twitter: @emmabluman

Content Creator: Lucas Szentgyorgyi

Lucas Szentgyorgyi is a freshman studying Economics with a possible minor in English. He is from Los Angeles and is obviously a Dodgers fan (there is only ONE Los Angeles team and it’s not the Angels). He wants to work in baseball after college and has worked for multiple independent baseball teams. With M-SABR, he helps create meeting materials and other content for the club. He intends to participate in the Diamond Dollars Case Competition.

How to contact Lucas:

Email: szentgl@umich.edu

Twitter: @lucasszent

Content Creator: Nolan Bruce

Nolan Bruce is a sophomore from Rochester, Michigan studying Mathematics of Finance and Risk Management. Nolan is a huge Cardinals fan. As a content creator, Nolan generates ideas for, and creates, necessary materials for club meetings to run smoothly. He is also working to expand the reach of the club, both in terms of content diversity and location, starting with the creation of the M-SABR YouTube channel.

How to contact Nolan:

Email: nmbruce@umich.edu

Twitter: @NBruce99

Content Creator: Ryan Sim

Ryan is a freshman studying Economics, and as a first-year student, he hopes to make M-SABR a crucial part of his time at Michigan. As a member of the content team, Ryan looks to contribute his own share of unique ideas to elevate M-SABR meetings. Originally from the Northern Virginia area, Ryan is a diehard Nationals fan.

How to contact Ryan:

Email: rsimster@umich.edu

Twitter: @ryansim33

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