The sabermetric blog of Cyril "Cy" Morong, professor of Economics at San Antonio College
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Did the Orioles have seven of the best 33 defensive teams in the period from 1968-1975?
(That should actually say were 7 of those Oriole teams from 1968-75 in the top 33 covering the years from 1960-98?) Here is something I po...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
How To Lead The League In HRs And Batting Average But Not RBIs Johnny Mize 1939 Edition
Since 1920, 12 players have won the triple crown (it has been won 12 times but Hornsby and Ted Williams each did it twice) and three other p...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Should Wes Ferrell Be In The Hall Of Fame?
He is 161st in career WAR among all players (pitchers included). By my count, there are 215 players & pitchers in the Hall who played in...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Using Runs Relative To Average To Determine The Best All Around Careers (Part 2)
Click here to see Part 1 . I thought of another way to measure this. Since the running and fielding ratings were converted to rate stats ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Using Runs Relative To Average To Determine The Best All Around Careers
See Using Runs Above Average To Determine The Best All Around Careers for a similar analysis. The idea is to reward balance. I used the B...
Friday, February 6, 2015
Using Runs Above Average To Determine The Best All Around Careers
Using the Baseball Reference Play Index, I called up all the seasons with at least 0.1 in each of the following stats: fielding runs (Rfiel...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Using Runs Above Average To Determine The Best All Around Seasons (Part 2)
See Click here to read Part 1 . I used the Baseball Reference Play Index and stats that measured batting, fielding and running. Balance matt...
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