Definitions for sabermetricsˌseɪ bərˈmɛ trɪks
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sa•ber•met•ricsˌseɪ bərˈmɛ trɪks(n.)
(used with a sing. v.) the computerized measurement of baseball statistics.
Category: Sport, Statistics
Origin of sabermetrics:
1980–85; S(ociety for) A(merican) B(aseball) R(esearch)+-metrics
The analysis of baseball, especially via its statistics.
Origin: From SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research.
Sabermetrics is the specialized analysis of baseball through objective evidence, especially baseball statistics that measure in-game activity. The term is derived from the acronym SABR, which stands for the Society for American Baseball Research. It was coined by Bill James, who is one of its pioneers and is often considered its most prominent advocate and public face.
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