Buying a World Series

The Cubs ended a 108 year drought to win the 2016 Word Series.  It was an accomplishment that ended a historic run of disappointment for fans on the North side. However, winning this year should not have been a huge surprise.  Like most World Series champs over the past 25 seasons, the Cubs had a … Continue reading Buying a World Series

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MLB Team Payroll Efficiency

Congratulations to the Cubs for winning in all! As the 2016 MLB season wraps, I have updated my visualization on team payrolls as related to wins and post season success (or lack thereof).  This analysis and viz specifically looks at how well teams manage total payroll spend.  In other words, how much bang (wins) does … Continue reading MLB Team Payroll Efficiency