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Tag Archives: WAR
The Greatest Giants Hitters
So, I did this sort of meaningless baseball thing — not for the first time and not for the last. Here’s what I did: I looked at the Giants position players who were Baseball Reference Wins Above Replacement leaders for … Continue reading
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How Will I Pick Them?
So, how does one decide who indeed are the “100 Greatest Giants?” For me, a student of sabermetrics, the obvious answer is, “rank them by their career WAR (wins above replacement).” We use WAR to determine how much better a … Continue reading
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