MLB Network to Air “Behind the Seams: The Stat Story” on September 18

MLB Network will air “Behind the Seams: The Stat Story” at 10 p.m. (EDT) on Sunday, September 18, 2011.

The hour-long program, narrated by 22-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas, will document the evolution of statistics in the National Pastime and the rise of sabermetrics — the mathematical and statistical analysis of baseball.

“Behind the Seams: The Stat Story” will include interviews of many SABR members and footage shot during this summer’s SABR convention in Southern California.

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Originally published: August 25, 2011. Last Updated: August 25, 2011.