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2011: The Year in Grit

It’s been over a year since we last took a look at the most advanced* metric ever designed to measure that most elusive of all baseball skills, grit. Those with grit may not be the most naturally gifted of players, but they use everything they have at maximum capacity. ¬†They run out every ground ball, dive for every hard liner up the middle, and at the very least won’t end the game with a clean jersey.

*Advanced is a synonym for arbitrary, right?

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It’s been a while since anything new has come from Pseudometrics, but hopefully that will be changing.

Baseball is back! Spring training is here! With over a week of games it’s high time that we looked at some statistics and came to some unwarranted conclusions. Small Sample Size Sunday is a day late this time around, but considering it’s a thing I just made up, I’ll give myself a pass.

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