The sabermetric blog of Cyril "Cy" Morong, professor of Economics at San Antonio College
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Rabbit Maranville, Mr. RBI
Why him? The following Bill James formula predicts his RBIs better than any other player: RBI = (TB/4) + HRs It predicts he would have h...
Monday, March 11, 2013
Rich Gossage vs. Mariano Rivera
Below is something I posted in June 2011. Tango just had a post on this issue because Gossage is tal...
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Rick Reuschel Had Bad Defense Behind Him While Pitching In A HR Friendly Park
Adam Darowski recently had a good article on Reuschel and his Hall of Fame worthiness. See Beyond ER...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Musial and great power/contact hitters
Dave Cameron addresses this over at Fangraphs. See Translating Stan Musial’s Numbers into 2012 Norms...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Bagwell Is A Clear Hall Of Famer Unless He Used PEDs
He is 36th in career WAR among position players. He twice led the league and 2 other times was 5th. By my count there are 147 position playe...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Was Biggio Treated Differently Than Other Members Of The 3000 Hit Club?
It looks like 12 of the last 13 guys with 3000+ hits got elected in their first year of eligibility. The one who did not is Palmeiro. The s...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
How Does Piazza's Vote Percentage Compare To Other Great Catchers?
The table below shows the top 10 in career WAR for guys who played 50%+ games at catcher ...
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