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The Society of American Baseball Research’s 2013 Analytics Conference presents the Business of Baseball Panel. Moderated by Dan Migala, the panel includes Barry Kahn (Qcue, Inc.), Dan Derlan (VP, Research, MLB), Andrew Miller (SVP, Strategy & Analytics, Cleveland Indians), Zaheer Benjamin (Director of Financial Planning, Phoenix Suns). Discussion examines revenue
Author Bill James presents the keynote speech at the 2013 Society of American Baseball Research’s 2nd Annual Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, March 8, 2013. James discusses the history of the S.A.B.R. organization, some of the challenges, opportunities of the research and always examining “the question.”
2013 Society of American Baseball Research Analytics Conference: Moderated by MLB Network’s Brian Kenny, panel includes Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer, Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn, and Texas Rangers VP/GM Jon Daniels. Discussion looks at scouting, trends in baseball, how to judge performance and manage risk.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0061.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe Golden State Warriors have achieved some remarkable ticket sales goals in 2012-13, and one of the members of the team responsible is Account Executive Andrew Rossi. The NBA team was highlighted in the Wall Street Journal for their efforts to
Arizona Rattlers President talks ticket sales, marketing in the complex environment of Arena Football.
The definitive part of Day 3 at Cactus League Spring Training for me was being able to see why those of us in the sports industry do all of this. It happened long after all of the interviews of the day had taken place, and turned what was mundane into
http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/Taoep0060.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSr. Director of Tickets for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Zach Brockman talks about engaging fans and customers long term. Brockman speaks about the methodology behind training his new hires, how as a student of both GameFace, Inc., and Jon Spoelstra’s books,
Sabermetric Confusion Syndrome (SCS) – The ability to overuse sabermetrics analysis terms to fit whatever measurement or to abuse any pre-determined outcome. The oddity of this Spring Training adventure is that there are several times I find myself talking baseball, yet nowhere near a field. That conundrum may confuse many,