Tagged with moneyball

Ryan Braun Vindicated, Will Not Be Suspended

As I wrote back in November, shortly after the National League crowned its MVP, Ryan Braun is one of my very favorite players. Just shortly after claiming his first ever MVP award, it was made public that he tested positive test for performance enhancing drugs. His urine was found to have elevated testosterone levels. The public nature … Continue reading

Moneyball – I Dive Into The Numbers

Along with watching Clemson down FSU in Death Valley, and jump to 13th in the AP poll, I saw Moneyball in theaters this weekend. I had already read the book and wrote one blog post about the book and another about the theory and style of play as a guest blogger on LenNY’s Yankees. Here are my thoughts … Continue reading

Moneyball: Just Beautifully Applied Market Research

A fellow student in my Master of Marketing Research program told me that the book Moneyball was one of the factors that sparked his interest in marketing research. I just finished the book and enjoyed it thoroughly–as both a baseball fan and a (soon-to-be) marketing researcher. Without getting into the nitty-gritty of the statistics, the … Continue reading