Art Credit: John Kenyon
This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend Saber Seminar in Boston. This event is two days of non-stop presentations by some of the most interesting people associated with baseball covering some fantastic research and topics. Presenters included names like Dave Cameron, Keith Law, Dan Brooks, Harry Pavlidis, Brian Bannister and many more. It was truly an intriguing and stimulating experience, and I am grateful I was given the opportunity to go. Below is a recap of some of the presentations and some of my thoughts from the event.
Tom is the Director of Baseball Information Services for the Boston Red Sox, and he led off the event. Tom talked a lot about what he does for the Red Sox, and essentially he researches and answers questions posed to him by executives and the managerial staff. He said a lot of the questions he is asked to answer are questions that often don’t have an answer. But it’s his job to make a decision in a short time based ...