Definitions

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  • n. The analysis of baseball, especially via its statistics.

Etymologies

From SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It is pretty funny to see complaints about sabermetrics from a crowd that knows more about statistics because it is impossible to get great statistics in baseball.

    Analyzing Roger Clemens: A Step-by-Step Guide - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • He coined the word sabermetrics, which comes from the acronym for the Society of American Baseball Research.

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  • I grew up as a big fan of Bill James and his analysis of baseball; it's now pretty much mainstream, but "sabermetrics" -- the systematic analysis of baseball statistics -- was absolutely revolutionary at the time.

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  • In that year, as the film has it, Billy finds salvation from the A's relative poverty—relative most painfully to the filthy-rich Yankees—by putting into practice the theories of Bill James, who'd been preaching the gospel of so-called sabermetrics.

    'Moneyball': Stars, Stats and Perfect Pitch

  • That the team has to look in a new direction, which in this case is the power of numbers, aka sabermetrics.

    Tim Wendel: Once Again, Baseball Confounds and Amazes

  • Much of this dates back to the growth of sabermetrics, which is essentially the application of advanced statistical analysis to baseball.

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  • January 14th, 2010 Bill James is against sabermetrics trademarkBOSTON - Bill James, the father of the baseball statistical analysis known as sabermetrics, doesn't want the word to be trademarked.

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  • Bill James is against sabermetrics trademark baseball statistical analysis known as sabermetrics, doesn't want the word to be trademarked.

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  • BOSTON - Bill James, the father of the baseball statistical analysis known as sabermetrics, doesn't want the word to be trademarked.

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  • With the Twins getting the day off Thursday, now is a good time for a little lesson in advanced baseball statistics (sometimes known as sabermetrics).

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