Tagged with Oakland

An Epic September Was Sullied By The Second Wild Card

Pundits and commentators have been bloviating about how great the second wild card slot that Bud Selig instituted has been. They fail to mention how great this September could have been without a second wild card or how unfair the results could be. Here we sit with one game left on the schedule and Texas, … 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