2014 SABR Analytics: Analytics From the Players' View
We are pleased to announce the featured panel Analytics From the Players' View at the 2014 SABR Analytics Conference. This panel is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13. Listen to insight from MLB players on how they use analytics to help their performance on and off the field.
The SABR Analytics Conference will be held March 13-15, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Register today at SABR.org/analytics.
The scheduled panelists for Analytics From the Players' View are:
- Brian Bannister, former major league pitcher: Brian spent parts of five seasons in the major leagues with the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals from 2006 to 2010. He finished third in the American League Rookie of the Year voting in 2007, when he went 12-9 with a 3.87 ERA, and was once named by The Sporting News as one of the smartest athletes in sports. A native of Scottsdale, Arizona, and a Chaparral High School alumnus, Brian is the son of former pitcher Floyd Bannister; his uncle, Greg Cochran, and brother, Brett Bannister, also played professional baseball. As a walk-on at the University of Southern California, he helped the Trojans qualify for the College World Series in 2000 and 2001. He graduated from USC with a bachelor's degree from the School of Fine Arts. He is the founder of 19 Loft Studios, a photography studio complex based in Phoenix. His work has been featured in the New York Times, New York Daily News, and American Photo.
- Moderator: Jon “Boog” Sciambi, Announcer, ESPN: Jon joined ESPN full time in 2010 as play-by-play voice for MLB on ESPN Radio, while continuing the same role for college basketball and MLB on ESPN, which he has done since 2005. Sciambi contributed to ESPN Radio’s World Series coverage as on-site studio host and provided post-game, on-field interviews for ESPN’s "SportsCenter." Previously, Jon was the lead play-by-play announcer for the Atlanta Braves on Fox Sports South and SportSouth from 2007-09, and host for 790 The Ticket in South Florida, and as voice of the Florida Marlins on WQAM from 1997-2004.
- More speakers TBA soon!
Please note: All speakers are subject to change due to availability.
For more information or to register for the 2014 SABR Analytics Conference, visit SABR.org/analytics.
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