A panel of analytics professionals from the NFL, NBA, and MLB for a discussion on the impact of data-driven decision making in our favorite pastimes.
The art and fun of keeping score at a baseball game is a time-honored tradition. It also promotes the first principle of the scientific method, “observation.” Join special guests Paul Dickson (author of The Joy of Keeping Score) and Dr. Max Utsler, an official scorer for Major League Baseball and the Kansas City Royals, for this family-friendly look at the basics of keeping a baseball scorebook. The program is free and will broadcast live on the NLBM Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.
ShotTracker is a sensor-based system that automatically captures statistical and performance analytics for an entire basketball team in real-time. An Overland Park-based tech venture, ShotTracker is changing the way that coaches, players, fans and broadcast partners experience the game – both on and off the court.
Daniel Mack, Director of Baseball Analytics and Research Science with the Kansas City Royals, returns to the Library to talk about the art and science of sabermetrics.