Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak

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"Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle was old school and stubborn. But after twenty straight losing seasons and his job on the line, he was ready to try anything. So when he met with GM Neal Huntington in October 2012, they decided to discard everything they knew about the game and instead take on drastic 'big data' strategies. Going well beyond the number-crunching of Moneyball, which used statistics found on the back of baseball cards to identify market inefficiencies, the data the Pirates employed was not easily ...

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Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
2016, Flatiron Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250094254

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Big Data Baseball: Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak
2015, Flatiron Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250063502

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