Moneyball: The Power of Sports Analytics

This post is about a case-study that made me fall in love with Data Analytics. Moneyball, a book by Michael Lewis in 2003, later adopted as a movie in 2011 starring Brad Pitt discusses how sports analytics changed baseball through the story of Oakland A’s, a team near San Francisco, California. In this post, I would try to recreate the numeric figures mentioned in the book by Michael Lewis (as studied from MIT’s MOOC called ‘The Analytics Edge‘ on edX).

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