Early computer program for baseball gaming accepted by Baseball Hall of Fame

When SABR member Gary Cokins was a college student in 1970, he had no way of knowing that a computer code he wrote as part of a course on game theory would end up in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

When SABR member Gary Cokins was a college student in 1970, he had no way of knowing that a computer code he wrote as part of a course on game theory would end up in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

An industrial engineering major at Cornell, Cokins took a course called Bionics and Robotics, taught by famed professor Henry David Block. Cokins



Originally published: January 20, 2009. Last Updated: January 20, 2009.

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