One of my favorite things to do is to spend a lazy day looking up stats. More often than not my resource of choice is Baseball Reference. The Play Index feature makes it so easy… Read more »
Posts Tagged: WAR
Welcome to an interpretation of the extreme from the 2016 Major League Baseball season! I’m going to look into the best and worst performers at several of handpicked statistics from the past season. First, though, let’s go through the… Read more »
The 1924 New York Giants amassed the strongest lineup in the National League that year. They were first in the league in runs, home runs and BA/OBP/SLG. As a team, they had just 12 more… Read more »
As you all know, we are currently in the deepest malaise of the baseball offseason right now. The last baseball signing big enough to reach the front pages of ESPN for more than a half… Read more »
Last month I took a stab at creating a way to evaluate front offices using the economic principle of gross domestic product. Out of that concept came the measure “gross domestic wins” (GDW), which uses… Read more »
Now that the 2015 season is upon us and a majority of free agents have signed with their respective teams, I thought I would see by how much each team valued a win in dollars… Read more »
The following is a conceptual framework for what I hope becomes a model to help us baseball lovers better evaluate certain aspects of baseball organizations such as general managers effectiveness and farm system efficiency.