Grosnick: A brief interview with Tom Tango

From Bryan Grosnick at Beyond the Box Score on September 23, 2015:

Perhaps more than any other single researcher over the past decade, Tom Tango has done more to push forward the art and science of objective baseball analysis. From his work with Mitchel Lichtman and Andrew Dolphin on ‘The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball’, to the host of other concepts and creations (linear weights! wOBA! more!), to providing checks and assistance to plenty of analysts, Tango has been a stalwart of the public sabermetrics community.

One of his favorite projects, the Fans Scouting Report, has just gone live this past week at his site. If you appreciate the work that he’s done, you want to contribute a little something to the overall sabermetric discourse, or just want to feel the sweet, sweet shiver of judgement, go ahead and click that link above, and share your thoughts on the defensive prowess of players you’ve watched this season. It’s way more important than reading the rest of this article.

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Originally published: September 28, 2015. Last Updated: September 28, 2015.