At SABR 41 in Long Beach last summer, I presented research about no decisions.
While I was there, I was interviewed for a podcast by Robert Wright, who runs Baseball History Podcast.
So, if you’d like to hear more about my presentation, "Not all No-decisions Are Created Equal: Evaluating a Little-examined Pseudo Statistic," click here.
What Might Explain Ron Santo’s Low Hall Of Fame Voting Percentages?
Cy attempts to get inside the heads of Hall-of-Fame voters and by developing a mathematical formula to predict Hall-of-Fame vote percentages.
Catcher Benjie Molina Hits for the Cycle : So How Slow Is He?
Cy examines the triple-to-double ratio as a measure of how fast or how good a baserunner a player really is.
Lefty Grove vs. Sandy Koufax and Randy Johnson
Who was the greatest lefthander in history? Cy makes a case for Lefty Grove.
Some Players With A Good Sabermetric Case For The Hall Of Fame
Cy presents his Sabermetric-based analysis using wins above replacement (WARP), MVP win shares, career win shares and batting plus fielding wins (BFW) of players currently eligible but not yet enshired in the Hall of Fame.
Some Very Old Sabermetric Classics That Are Online
Cy provides links to a number of articles from years past that discuss various topics related to modern Sabermetrics including one by Branch Rickey in which Rickey detailed his famous (to many SABR members at least) "team efficiency" equation.
Clutch Hitting Over Time (1952-2008)
Cy examines how "close and late" batting average and isolated power numbers vary as compared to "non-close and late" numbers over the period from 1952-2008. Could this be due to increased relief specialization?
Jim Rice and the Hall of Fame (Revisited)
Cy’s commentary on a recent article by Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe taking a swipe at "SABR people."
The Marginal Impact Statistics Have on Hall of Fame Voting
This analysis on Cy Morong’s blog shows how much a player’s probability of making the Hall of Fame would change given various changes in his statistics based on a non-linear (logit) regression.