Jacob Pomrenke is the editor of Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox, Eight Myths Out, and the Director of Editorial Content for SABR. His writing appears regularly at SABR.org, the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Memories and Dreams magazine, and elsewhere. Previously, he spent 10 years as a reporter, page designer, and editor at newspapers in California and Georgia.

Black Sox Scandal

There’s a lot more to learn about the fixing of the 1919 World Series. SABR’s Scandal on the South Side: The 1919 Chicago White Sox chronicles all of the players with the most infamous team in baseball history. Click here to read more.


My articles on baseball history have run the gamut from baseball during a pandemic to minor-league home run kings like Mike Hessman to a time-traveling experience at the oldest ballpark in America. Click here to read more of my work.


I handle a lot of media requests and research questions from reporters, students, and regular baseball fans — on subjects ranging from Pete Rose’s ban from baseball to the evolution of sabermetrics. Click here to read and listen to my interviews.

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