Predicting the Next Year’s Worth of Baseball Hall of Famers

Written by Scott Steinberg Increasingly publicized voting ballots, heated debates over social media, and a seemingly higher frequency of controversial Curt Schilling tweets mean that the release of the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2017 is here. This voting season’s significance is marked by the final year of Tim Raines’s voting eligibility, the first… Read More Predicting the Next Year’s Worth of Baseball Hall of Famers

A New Method for Clustering Pitchers

Note: This was piece was written as part of a hackathon sponsored by TruMedia   By Steven Silverman (@Silver_Stats) Introduction TruMedia’s detailed pitch-by-pitch data allow for extraordinarily deep analysis. Having access to velocity, spin, and movement for every pitch, plus the identifying information about the involved parties and the outcome of the pitch and the… Read More A New Method for Clustering Pitchers