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Analytics and Anecdotes is a four part series whereby I attempt to examine the growing influence of statistics and analytics in some sports -popularised by the Brad Pitt film, Moneyball- while it’s apparent inability to permeate existing structures of assessing players in others. 1,831 more words
Numbers tell stories. In baseball, numbers can tell us lots of different stories. Like any story, you need to know and understand the setting. Having all the sabermetrics is meaningless if you don’t understand what they’re trying to measure. 793 more words
Fantasy sports, and advanced stats are drowning out the voice of real fans world wide, over a dollar.
We are being conditioned to use PER as a barometer, when the eye test clearly tells us, what an advanced stat can’t show: Effort, Boxing out, Loose rebounds vs getting your nose dirty. 355 more words