(Audio) Behind the Numbers w Dave Studeman

By Bloomberg Sports //*

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Behind the Numbers
Hosts: Rob Shaw and Wayne Parillo
Guest: Dave Studeman
About the Guest:
He has been called a National Treasure by Rob Neyer, and is also the owner/manager of thehardballtimes.com.
Enjoy the podcast and make sure to follow him on twitter

Total Running Time: 18:29

High Level

  • Being a National Treasure and all about the Hardball Times(0:28 – 2:20)
  • The Pirates and the drive to make money (3:21 – 5:45)
  • The Hardball Times projections (6:30 – 7:41)
  • King Felix for Cy Young & Manny for Chicago (7:44 – 12:43)
  • What is the Hardball Times Annual (17:04 – 17:49)

A Highlight a Minute

  • (0:28 – 0:59) Dave Studeman – the National Treasure
  • (1:00 – 1:35) What The Hardball Times is all about
  • (1:40 – 2:20) Sabermetrics for both fantasy & reality
  • (2:21 – 3:16) Telling a story visually & joining the Hardball Times
  • (3:21 – 4:36) The Pirates making a profit (and the drive to make money)
  • (4:37 – 5:45) Pirates previous failures in developing stars
  • (5:46 – 6:24) Dave’s business background & his lifestyle choice
  • (6:30 – 7:41) THT Projections covering 7,000+ players over the next six years
  • (7:44 – 9:09) Stats v WInning Impact on the organization for the Cy Young Winner
  • (9:15 – 10:22) Why Dave’s proud of the Wins Probably game graphic
  • (10:24 – 11:50) King Felix for Cy Young?
  • (11:51 – 12:43) Is Manny Ramirez enough for the White Sox?
  • (12:44 – 14:12) Did Numb3rs “borrow” from the THT?
  • (14:14 – 15:36) Major League teams buying the annual and the true success of the writers
  • (15:37 – 16:13) How to measure stats in the history books due to steroids
  • (16:14 – 16:49) Why HOF Guidelines would be good
  • (17:04 – 17:49) THT Annual: Stats, Graphs, and Articles
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