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If you’ve ever watched Major League Baseball, one of the feature points of the sport is the batting line-up that each team decides upon before each game. Traditional baseball logic tells us that speedy, reliable hitters like Trea Turner should …

Does batting order matter in Major League Baseball? A simulation approach Read More »

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Earlier this week, a Reddit user shared a fascinating animated data visualization showing the MLB home run leaders from the past 200+ years. I found this visualization especially interesting because it was one of the few examples where I’ve seen …

Major League Baseball home run leaders, 1871-2016 Read More »

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