Sam Zygner is the author of The Forgotten Marlins: A Tribute to the 1956-1960 Original Miami Marlins. He has served as the Chairperson for the South Florida Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) since 2006 and been a member since 1997. His written articles have appeared in The Baseball Research Journal, The National Pastime, Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture. Zygner was the sports and travel journalist for La Prensa de Miami Newspaper (Miami, Florida). Sam received his MBA from Saint Leo University. He is a lifelong Pittsburgh Pirates fan.