This past weekend was the ninth annual Saberseminar, held at Boston University. Touting itself as “Sabermetrics, Scouting and the Science of Baseball”, it is a gathering of roughly 350 nerdy baseball types from a variety of backgrounds: physicists, data wranglers, MLB front office guys (and gals) and tech-savvy fans of the game. The event is…
The interview with actress Ellen Adair concludes with a discussion of sabermetrics, sportswriting, dream scripts, and more.
Exploring the next paradigm shift in baesball analysis.
Did Bill James revolutionize baseball? Did we? Did Michael Lewis?
Ben and Sam talk to Matt Dennewitz about his efforts to archive sabermetric research.
Why we shouldn’t be so quick to assume that statistical principles don’t apply to particular players.
Is swinging on 3-0 counts a stathead philosophy or an old-school staple?
An attempt to settle an age-old debate: What’s more important for a manager to possess, people skills or tactical savvy?
On Billy Hamilton’s ability to score without the Reds recording a hit, and how we’re making it harder for him.