Rajewski: Julia Prusaczyk has a major, as in MLB, head for numbers

From Genevieve Rajewski at Tufts University on April 3, 2019, with mention of SABR member Julia Prusaczyk:

As an undergraduate, Julia Prusaczyk, E18, focused on her studies as a chemical engineering major. On something of a lark, she took a course on baseball statistics. A longtime baseball fan, it turned out to be a good fit. She studied up on sabermetrics—the analytics side of the game that takes its name from the Society for American Baseball Research—and it became her passion.

Straight out of college, she was hired by the St. Louis Cardinals to work as a baseball development analyst in their front office—joining a small but growing number of women blazing a trail in Major League Baseball operations.

Tufts Now recently talked with Prusaczyk about her path to the big leagues—and how she plans to celebrate the Cardinals’ home opener on April 4.

Read the full article here: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/major-mlb-head-numbers

Originally published: April 3, 2019. Last Updated: April 3, 2019.