Sabermetricians (Baseball Statistician/Sports Analytics)



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Society for American Baseball Research

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In the 2011 Movie Money Ball, Brad Pitt’s character Billy Beane makes players hiring choices based on the use of statistics on player performance. . The movie is based on the book of the same name. Sports Analytics can be both a hobby and a profession, and skilled statisticians are in high demand for any job that uses analytics- such as finance and investment, census and population studies are called demographers.

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