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Sam Miller

Sam Miller is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has written for two Baseball Prospectus annuals and co-edited the 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions. He also co-hosts, with Ben Lindbergh, the Effectively Wild podcast, and is the co-author of The Only Rule Is It Has To Work, about his experience running baseball operations for an independent minor-league team.

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12-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 1000: The Old and the New
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 999: The One Before 1000
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 998: The Podcast's (and Baseball's) Future
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-28

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Best of BP 2016: A Sense Of Where You Are
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Sam Miller

12-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 997: The Game Show Show
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-27

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Best of BP 2016: I Read the Entire Collective Bargaining Agreement and Here's What I Learned
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Sam Miller

12-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 996: The Second Draft of Things About Baseball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 995: Manny Machado's Midriff
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 994: The 2017 Minor League Free Agent Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 993: A Few Favorite Stories from 2016
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 992: Baseball's Most Underpaid Players
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 991: In-Shoots, Out-Curves, and Drop Balls
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 990: Long Live Pitch
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 989: A Reading from the Bill James Bible
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 988: The Real Mike Trout
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 987: The Stove Was So Hot
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 986: The CBA Said What?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 985: Three Topics for Winter-Meetings Week
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 984: Advice for Teams With Too Much Money
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 983: The Non-Endless-Lockout Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 982: Scouting the Yankees and Signing the Cespedes
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 981: The New-GM Job Check
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 980: The Baseball-Book Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 979: Mike Trout and the Post-MVP Era
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 978: Broken Bones and Broken Records
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 977: Indy Outliers
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 976: Which Way Will the World Series Odds Go?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 975: And Here's the Pitch from Trout
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 974: Survey Says
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 973: The Potential Lasts of 2016
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 972: The Cubs, Game Seven, and the World Series
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 971: Drought Talk
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 970: Managers, Closers, and Copycats
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 969: The Literally Hot Hitter
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 968: So You Suffered a Playoff Loss
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 967: The Miraculous Mr. Lester
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 966: Ask, and Ye Shall Receive
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 965: NLCS Update
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 964: The Return of the Cold Call
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 963: Bumgarner, Wild Cards, and Cooperstown
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 962: Buck, Britton, Bonds and Boredom
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 961: Multiple Mike Trout Drafts
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 960: Theo Sets a New High Score
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 959: Mike Trout's Highest Hurdle
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 958: Jose Fernandez and the Hall of Fame
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 957: The Man Who Makes Pitch (Almost!) Perfect
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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Sam Miller

09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-23

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Pebble Hunting: That's The Way I Like It And I'll Never Get Bored
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Ben and Sam banter about Ben's engagement, then answer listener emails about Andrew Miller, playoff tactics during the regular season, renaming the playoff rounds, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Zach Britton and Shohei Otani, then discuss Dave Roberts, bullpen management, and the NLCS.

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Ben and Sam banter about Kidz Bop, answer emails about facing MLB pitching, a time-traveling manager, and communicating with catchers, and then cold-call the star of the Play Index segment.

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Ben and Sam banter about the Madison Bumgarner-Noah Syndergaard wild-card duel, their favorite types of playoff games, and their favorite playoff rounds, then discuss whether the Dodgers are more dangerous than the Cubs and how to weight postseason performance in Cooperstown candidacies.

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Ben and Sam banter about an aged usher, Buck Showalter's decision not to use Zach Britton in the AL wild-card game, and Barry Bonds, then answer listener emails and talk to Saber Seminar raffle winners Armaan and Ishaan about the Red Sox and whether baseball bores kids.

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Ben and Sam conduct multiple Mike Trout drafts and discuss DJ LeMahieu's batting title, the AL Cy Young race, Vin Scully's sign-off, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about a wild night in baseball, the morality of forfeits, and the triples record, then discuss Theo Epstein's record-setting extension.

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill, Clayton Kershaw, and Shohei Otani, then answer listener emails about Mike Trout, playoff formats, inflated homer totals, their introductions to baseball, and more.

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Ben and Sam talk about whether adding the late Jose Fernandez to the Hall of Fame ballot would be a fitting way to honor his superlative but tragically brief career.

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Ben and Sam talk to Mike Fisher, the baseball coordinator of Moneyball and the new Fox series Pitch, about how he makes baseball look realistic on screen (and what he might have missed).

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September 23, 2016 6:00 am

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Classifying the fans you'll see in the stands at the World Series this weekend.

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on October 30, 2015.

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September 23, 2016 6:00 am

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Throwing paper airplanes is big at ballparks. Where did the planes come from, and what do they signify?

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on July 22, 2013.

Game story template: Clever juxtaposition, personal detail, pun, or fun fact; summary of what happened in the game (winner, key performance); nut graf putting larger significance of win/loss into context; quote from manager; transition into chronological description, over course of a few paragraphs, of game’s action, perhaps interspersed with quotes from relevant players; quote from pitcher/offensive hero/Torii Hunter; description of the paper airplanes in the stadium; conclusion.

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