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  1. Bill James

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  2. HAVE YOU TRIED?

  3. Ten cool statistics from the 2014 season

    David Schoenfield

    Looking for a Christmas gift for the baseball fan in your life? Or maybe a little something for yourself? I recommend "The Bill James Handbook" from Baseball Info Solutions (available here). Yes, you can get all the basic stats you need and many m...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
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  5. Happy b-day, Ken Griffey Jr. & Stan Musial

    David Schoenfield

    Don't you love stuff like this: Stan Musial was born Nov. 21, 1920 in Donora, Pa.; Ken Griffey Jr. was born Nov. 21, 1969 ... in Donora, Pa. As Bill James once wrote, Griffey Jr. is the second-best left-handed-hitting outfielder ever from Donora, ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  6. Friday reading list: Bill James hates WAR

    David Schoenfield

    A few new things and a few old things I wanted to get out there. Jeremy Collins with a piece titled "Thirteen ways of looking at Greg Maddux," a heartfelt memoir of what the pitcher meant to Jeremy and his friend Jason. Read it. We ran this...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
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  8. K.C. Masterpiece

    Rany Jazayerli

    It's weird to root for something that goes against what you believe in, but that's where I found myself as I flew out of O'Hare yesterday morning to watch the Royals play the A's in the American League wild-card game, Kansas Cit...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  9. What's the best pitched game in Rangers history?

    Mark Simon

    Yu Darvish's no-hit bid in his last start got us to thinking. What is the best performance by a starting pitcher in the history of the Texas Rangers? Bill James has a stat that allows us to check- Game Score- which credits a pitcher with points f...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  10. New titan owners like Bucks' Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry are chan...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Peter Keating writes that the new kingdom of NBA owners abides by one economic rule that Donald Sterling never learned: The more you invest in your franchise, the more you make.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2014
  11. A random blog on Bob Gibson

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has one of his fun studies up on BillJamesonline.com, where he asks: How often does a team's Opening Day starter turn out to be actually the best pitcher on the team? Anyway, it's behind the pay wall so I don't want to give the entire a...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  12. The Spot in MLB Lineups Where Managers Are Still Ignoring Saberme...

    In "Hey Bill" at billjamesonline.com, the website of sabermetric legend Bill James, the question came up of measuring the growth of sabermetric knowledge. James's idea? Measure the extent to which teams are&nb...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
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  14. It's All About the Strike Zone

    As the godfather of sabermetrics, Bill James, has , baseball is -- at its core -- a game of controlling the strike zone. Indeed, how much can we tell about a team just from its basic strike-zone indicators? Specifically, there were two metrics I w...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  15. NFL - Why Washington Redskins are still a last-place team

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner details why despite several offseason signings, the Washington Redskins still look like the NFC East's last-place team.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  16. The Return of MLB's Youth

    "young talent inventory" other prospect-watchersWins Above Replacement In 2013, about 28 percent of all Wins Above Replacement were created by the under-25 set. That was the ninth-largest share for any season since 1976. Output from youngs...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  17. Morning Briefing: Off to Jupiter

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: The Mets take a relatively short drive to Jupiter on Saturday to face the Miami Marlins. Bartolo Colon, who appears lining up for the second game of the season, opposes Marlins left-hander Brad Hand at 1:05 p.m...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  18. The chaos theory of basketball

    Curtis Harris

    It seems counterintuitive that chaos is something NBA coaches could ever want on the court. "In all sports," Sloan panelist Bill James chimed, "all coaches overuse strategies that give them the illusion of control." Calling copious plays and taking t...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  19. Jack Morris: The results are in

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has published the final article of his 10-part series on Big Game pitchers and takes a look at everybody's favorite Hall of Fame candidate, Jack Morris. Was Morris a Big Game pitcher? James writes, He was not. He had the one brilliant ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  20. Bill James looks at 'big game' pitchers

    David Schoenfield

    Bill James has a fascinating series over at the Bill James Online website, attempting to examine the idea of how pitchers fared in "big games." It's something I've always wanted to do, but the task always seemed as daunting as climbing Mount Everest ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  21. How will Colon fare in 2014?

    Mark Simon

    What can the Mets expect from Bartolo Colon at age 41 in 2014? Three stat-based predictions systems have released numbers for the upcoming system. The namesake of the 2014 Bill James Handbook gives Colon an 11-10 mark and 3.61 ERA in 30 start...

    Blog | December 17, 2013