There are many practical examples of toy models yielding valuable insights: sabermetrics in baseball, which models each interaction as an independent event with a given probability of a specific outcome (eg hit, walk, out, run, etc), and tying each outcome to the marginal increase in the probability of a win. Sabermetrics and advanced stats have become a big part of baseball in the recent years defensive shifts are growing rapidly old school stats are becoming less relevant compare to new school. Bu today campus life take me out to the mooc game with online baseball class, bu enters a new era 04242014 by rich barlow share it + in the video above, andy andres, a college of general studies senior lecturer, discusses the practical application of baseball analytics, the topic of his sabermetrics 101 mooc.
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