Found March 07, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of traveling to Boston to take part in the 6th annual Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, hosted by the MIT Sloan School of Business and presented by ESPN. A friend is currently studying statistics and asked if I would like to come along, so I was able to hitch a ride on a plane with him and take part in the gathering of some of the brightest minds in all of sports. You've seen me write a lot from the analytical side of things on here and with good reason: It's my passion when it comes to baseball. I've followed sabermetrics for about five years now and it's been a passion of mine. I've thought about wanting to learn more about the process and I got a little bit of insight from it. Along with quite possibly one of my favorite memories I've had in my lifetime. I started furiously Live Tweeting what I could (@TimmyLivingston) throughout the panels that I went to and the baseball ones were of the most interest. I got my p...
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