April 2, 2012

The War Is Over, but the Work Isn't

Having asserted their dominance over their backwards-looking doubters, baseball numbers guys Steven Goldman and Jay Jaffe seek to answer the unanswerable.

Michael Gluckstadt

Back in 2007, when the statheads at Baseball Prospectus released Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know About the Game Is Wrong, the sabermetrics wars were in full swing. Joe Morgan was still sharing commentary on Sunday Night Baseball, which included his dismissal of those who rely on "computer numbers"; and the site Fire Joe Morgan was still offering its commentary, which routinely would rip on Joe Morgan.

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