- The awards are given annually to recognize outstanding baseball research published in the previous calendar year in areas other than history and biography.
- Robert M. Gorman and David Weeks won for “Death at the Ballpark: A Comprehensive Study of Game-Related Fatalities 1862-2007,” (McFarland).
Winthrop University, "Librarians Receive Baseball Research Award for Book on Fans' Deaths" (2010). Winthrop News 2010. 67.