SABR has a long and storied history with baseball statistical analysis, evidenced by the link between its name and sabermetrics.
Not to be confused with Sabre, the fictional company that took over Dunder Mifflin on “The Office.” SABR is producing and hosting the inaugural SABR Analytics Conference, presented by Bloomberg Sports this Spring in Arizona.
The SABR Analytics Conference will begin on Thursday, March 15 and conclude on Saturday, March 17 at the Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa in Arizona. The schedule will consist of a combination of Guest Speakers, Panels and Research Presentations — plus the inaugural SABR Case Competition, in which undergraduate and graduate students will analyze and present a real baseball operations decision.
Featured speakers will include Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts, Arizona Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall, Cleveland Indians President Mark Shapiro, Indians GM Chris Antonetti, Los Angeles Angels GM Jerry Dipoto and Milwaukee Brewers GM Doug Melvi...