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Number, numbers, and more numbers.

In New York Magazine, Will Leitch examines fielding metrics; in the Boston Globe, Charles Pierce tells your statistics to shut up.


1 williamnyy23   ~  Apr 20, 2010 10:39 am

Leitch actually does a good job getting his arms around some of the concepts, but I actually think a better, more interesting piece could be done about the flaws inherent in systems like UZR and +/- that essentially seek to replace observational data by turning back to it as a basis.

2 Diane Firstman   ~  Apr 20, 2010 10:50 am

Hey AB .... where is that photo from?

(number geek)

3 Alex Belth   ~  Apr 20, 2010 11:53 am

found it on google images by entering the word "numbers"

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