Lab 5: Multiple Regression with Baseball

STAT 20: Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Baseball Rules

Baseball Rules


Coined by Bill James in 1980, sabermetrics is

“the search for objective knowledge about baseball.”

History of Sabermetrics

  • Henry Chadwick, a NY sportswriter, developed the box score in 1859
  • “Percentage Baseball” by Earnshaw Cook in 1964
  • The Bill James Baseball Abstract, annual book beginning in 1977
  • Moneyball

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