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WAR 25, Volume 2, Part III: The 25 Best MLB Pitchers of the 1890’s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB position players and pitchers per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 339 more words

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The Case Against Sabermetrics

Sabermetrics are an incredible tool for managers, GMs, and owners.

For anyone who’s trying to put together a winning team, pulling together all the stats you can is obviously a good thing to do.  883 more words

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Of Bryce and Men

Last August, Washington Nationals fans were in an uproar about the struggles of Bryce Harper. Some of the more insane sects within that fan base were even calling for Bryce Harper to be sent back down to the minor leagues. 671 more words

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WAR 25, Volume 2, Part II: The 25 Best MLB Pitchers of the 1880’s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB position players and pitchers per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 314 more words

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WAR 25, Volume 2, Part I: The 25 Best MLB Pitchers of the 1870’s

I’ve decided to start ranking the best MLB position players and pitchers per decade, using their WAR number. I figured I’d compile all this in an ongoing series, as I couldn’t find anywhere online that ranked players by WAR by decade. 342 more words

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A-Rod, Mays, PEDs and the diminished value of counting stats

Simple numbers have certain advantages


Bill James —€” the Godfather of all the new wonderful sabermetric numbers we have — once wrote that baseball has certain recognizable numbers that become short-hand for fans, even somewhat casual fans. 657 more words

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