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Use of statistics in baseball

by F. Bailey Norwood

Statistics has taken on an important role in major league baseball, where number-crunching is one of the most important tools for determining which players to buy and sell. This excerpt from Moneyball shows how statistics combined with economics revolutionized how baseball teams are managed.

Use of statistics in Moneyball (with commentary about arbitrage)

This video shows how statistics was used in the Oakland A's baseball program, and subsequently, all of baseball.

from Moneyball (2011)
Creator: Sony Pictures
Distributor: Sony Pictures
Posted by F. Bailey Norwood