Welcome to My Blog

Thanks for stopping by. I’m the author of Diamond Dollars: The Economics of Winning in Baseball, the President of SABR, and a consultant to MLB teams. I also teach in the graduate Sports Management programs at Columbia University and Manhattanville College. My research, analysis and writing falls into the category of baseball analytics—using information and data to shed light on the complex issues that baseball teams face when considering trades, free agent signings, evaluating playing talent, and other roster decisions. I’ll use this blog to share my insights and analysis on these and other baseball related topics.

If you are inclined to read this blog, even occasionally, you should consider joining SABR—The Society for American Baseball Research. SABR is a non-profit community of over 6,000 passionate baseball lovers from around the world, who are dedicated to deepening our understanding and appreciation of the great game of baseball. With 26 research committees ranging from statistical analysis to the origins of baseball and the deadball era, to baseball and the arts and women in baseball, SABR has something for everyone. There are also 60 regional chapters hosting events and gatherings for members throughout the year. As a SABR member you also receive first-rate publications (free) and discounts on baseball books and conferences, as these are all included with our modestly priced SABR membership, so check it out now.

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