“mlb” Charts

Annual Arrest Rates in Professional Sports »

To better understand the data: in order to account for variance (a standard in crime stats), these 4 professional sports…

Noah Maney
by: Noah Maney
views: 790
Score: 16

MLB's Pace of Play Problem »

Many factors are contributing to long games such as the increased use of the bullpen and instant replay. In September,…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 308
Score: 8

Baseball Not America's Pastime Like It Used To Be »

World Series viewership has been in steady decline for many years. Besides pace of play which was recently covered, why…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 139
Score: 5

Is Jeter On the Mt. Rushmore of Yankees, Let Alone #1? »

Living in the greater NYC area, I hear every sportscaster talk about how Derek Jeter is one of the, if…

Steven Krier
by: Steven Krier
views: 121
Score: 2

MLB Revenue: 2010 vs. 2014 #OpeningDay »

The average MLB team is now worth 1.2 billion, which is a 48% increase over last year. MLB's new national…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 227
Score: 2

America's Favorite Sport: Football's Decade of Dominance »

Professional Football has outranked every other sport in America for decades, with the last 10 years being no exception. When…

A.S.
by: A.S.
views: 91
Score: 2

Top Four Sports Leagues Score Big Money, MLS Comes Up Short »

Among the five major US sports organizations, NBA players make the most money on average. NHL Players make an average…

A.S.
by: A.S.
views: 131
Score: 2

Power Outage in MLB: Home Runs Per Game Lowest Since 1993 »

Home Runs are rarer than they have been in Major League Baseball since the H.W. Bush Presidency. There are .9…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 129
Score: 1

Top 10 Most Valuable Sports Teams in the World »

Real Madrid, with a value of $3.3 billion, is the most valuable sports team in the world in 2013. Only…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 205
Score: 1

How Much We Value American Sports »

It's certainly no secret that Americans place a great deal of value on sports. What may be surprising, however, is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 74

April a Busy Month for Sports and Entertainment Events »

Events that do not have tickets available yet include the start of the NBA playoffs April 18th, the start of…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 131

NFL Holds Onto Huge Popularity Lead Over the MLB »

In 2015, the NFL held onto its decades-long reign as the most popular sport in America. In fact, football placed…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 52

Can You Guess the Least Watched 2014 World Series Game? »

The 2014 World Series on average had 13.8 million viewers. As you would expect, game 7 had a huge audience.…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 73

The Best Pitchers in Baseball, By ERA »

These pitchers had the lowest ERAs in the 2014 MLB season. Clayton Kershaw, of the LA Dodgers also tops the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 32

Madison Bumgarner vs Clayton Kershaw: Take Your Pick »

Madison Bumgarner single handedly carried the Giants to a World Series title earning MVP. 21 IP, 0.43 ERA, 2 W,…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 110

Which Teams Have Won the Most World Series? »

The Yankees win by a mile, with 27 wins... but of course it helps to have been around since 1901.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 48

World Series Wins: Best Regular Season Record vs. The Worst »

World Series winners have been impossible to predict since 1995 when baseball expanded the playoffs to include a divisional series.…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 70

What sport is the least Canadian friendly? »

The NHL, MLB, NBA, and NFL are considered the four major sports. Is one of them less welcoming to Canadian…

James Gaither
by: James Gaither
views: 72

Less African American MLB Players Now than in 1960's »

As the MLB honors Jackie Robinson, many have called attention to the continued racial in-equality found in professional baseball. The…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 81

Home-field Advantage REALLY Matters for MLB World Series »

Of the last 32 MLB World Series, 25 (78%) have been won by the team with home-field advantage. After a…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 63

Parent Income Keeping Kids Off the Field »

According to a recent survey, household income is a huge factor in whether or not kids can afford to be…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 144

MLB History: AL vs. NL Batting Title »

Above is a timeline of the batting average that won the batting title in the American League and the National…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 52

MLB History: National League Batting Title »

Above is a timeline of the batting average that won the NL Batting Title.

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 86

MLB History: American League Batting Title »

Above is a timeline of the batting average that won the AL Batting Title. (note that the 1902 and 1910…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 64

Pitchers Throwing More Strikeouts »

The total number of strikeouts thrown per year in the MLB has significantly increased over the last 7 years. Pitchers…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 48

Declining Interest in MLB All-Star Game »

The MLB All-Star Game seems to have lost its appeal. The TV ratings since the 1970s have been steadily declining,…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 113