Astros Win Strong Justification for Sports Analytics

Published on November 6, 2017 by Dr. Darin White  
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Bottom Line --- High Quality, Big Data Analytics Works! The Houston Astros World Series victory is strong justification for Samford University launching the first Center for Sports Analytics in the U.S. back in August 2017.

https://www.samford.edu/news/2017/08/Samford-Launches-First-Center-for-Sports-Analytics

Want to read more about how the Astros used sports analytics to win it all? Here are some great articles on the topic.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-big-data-won-the-2017-world-series/

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2017/oct/24/los-angeles-dodgers-houston-astros-analytics-world-series-baseball

https://www.si.com/mlb/2017/10/30/houston-astros-los-angeles-dodgers-world-series-slick-baseball

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2016/03/houston-astros-spin-rates-statcast-mccullers-mchugh-keuchel-mlb