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the Final 2013 MLB Standings
Greatest Teams Ever
Non-Champion Teams Ever
forecasts and original stats
The Case for Sadaharu Oh and the Hall of
Thrity Greatest Foreign Players (who never played in the MLB)
Analysis: I propose 10 eras of baseball history...
Rose was not in the top three players on his team...
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Craig Tomarkin - your
About the Author
Guru" himself. Never played Major League ball, but has been simulating
it statistically since he was old enough to hold a pencil. In high
school he co-authored a computer program (in BASIC) which produced a statistical
analysis and simulation card for any player for whom you cared to enter data.
The paper, detailing the program's mechanics and the fundamentals of
the statistical components, won an award at the science fair. With encouragement
during his formative years, a voracious appetite for anything involving baseball,
continuous access to new computers and improving database and programming
software, who could blame him for becoming a baseball junky as an adult?
love inventing baseball games and gadgets. Check out the
games and wild simulations. Also see the
Guru's Famous Baseball
Board Game. Next, I'll be posting the "Stat Gadget", which will
calculate stats from data you enter in to it. Also coming along will be the
computer version of the Guru's Board Game.
Here's the first stat gadget:
Download the Guru's T-Test
Gadget - The ultimate arguement settler! Compare a player's stats
to another player or to his team or to his league to find out if the
amount that he is better (or worse) is statistically significant. How
it works: Enter the "Base" (such as AB or IP) and the "Result"
(such as hits or earned runs) for "Player 1" and "Player 2." Player
2 can represent another player, a whole team or league totals depending on
what you want to compare. The gadget will instantly tell you if the difference
is statistically significant.
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