Mike Huber

Mike Huber is a Professor of Mathematics at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. He joined SABR in 1996, and his research involves the modeling and simulation of rare events in baseball, such as no-hitters, hitting for the cycle, triple plays, and scoring 20+ runs in a game. He regularly teaches a course called “Reasoning With Sabermetrics.” A lifelong Baltimore Orioles fan, he also enjoys contributing to SABR’s Games Project and BioProject.


SABR BioProject biographies written by Mike Huber

  • Benny Meyer
  • Billy Hunter
  • Bobby Brown
  • Chuck Porter
  • Ed Whitson
  • Eric Tipton
  • Marty Sullivan
  • Mike Flanagan
  • Mitch Harris
  • Paul Blair
  • Pretzels Getzien
  • Rich Dauer

SABR Games Project stories written by Mike Huber

  • August 5, 2019: Orioles’ Jonathan Villar hits for the cycle, but Yankees set home run record at Camden Yards
  • October 19, 2017: Dodgers ace Kershaw shuts down Cubs to clinch NL pennant; Hernandez wallops 3 homers
  • August 1, 2017: Evan Longoria hits for the cycle as replay review reverses ruling
  • July 15, 2017: Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger hits for the cycle
  • June 18, 2017: Rockies’ Nolan Arenado completes ‘cycle for the ages’ with walk-off homer
  • September 22, 2016: Asdrubal Cabera’s extra-inning walk-off lifts Mets to comeback win
  • May 8, 2016: Nationals’ Bryce Harper reaches base seven times without an official at-bat, but Cubs win
  • September 15, 2015: Rockies, Dodgers combine for record 24 pitchers, 58 players, in 16-inning game
  • July 21, 2015: Shin-Soo Choo becomes first Korean player to hit for the cycle
  • April 29, 2015: Orioles and White Sox play for normalcy in empty stadium
  • August 14, 2015: After 7,444 games, Matt Kemp becomes first Padre to hit for the cycle
  • May 21, 2013: Angels’ Mike Trout becomes youngest player in AL history to hit for cycle
  • October 13, 2011: Rangers’ C.J. Wilson yields natural cycle to four consecutive Tigers batters in ALCS
  • August 14, 2009: Pie cycles and Tillman gets first career win for Orioles
  • August 10, 2009: Tulowitzki hits for cycle, drives in 7 runs for Rockies

SABR Journal Articles written by Mike Huber

  • Origin of the Phrase ‘Hitting for the Cycle’ and An Approach to How Cycles Occur

SABR Research Topics written by Mike Huber 

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SABR Research Articles written by Mike Huber 

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SABR Ballparks written by Mike Huber 

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