sabermetrics

[sey-ber-me-triks]
noun
(used with a singular verb) the computerized measurement of baseball statistics.
Also, SABRmetrics.


Origin:
1980–85; S(ociety for) A(merican) B(aseball) R(esearch) + -metrics

sabermetrician [‐mi-trish-uhn] , noun
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sabermetrics (ˌseɪbəˈmɛtrɪks)
 
n
the statistical and mathematical analysis of baseball records
 
[C20: saber (from initials of Society of American Baseball Research) + -metrics as in econometrics]

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Main Entry:  sabermetrics
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the computerized statistical analysis of baseball data; also written SABRmetrics
Example:  Bill James described sabermetrics as the search for objective knowledge about baseball.
Etymology:  1980; Society of American Baseball Research + -metrics
Usage:  sabermetrician n
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Most of the articles venture into sabermetrics, but an easily accessible glossary helps users negotiate the mathematical maze.
But they do not present the whole picture, a big reason sabermetrics has gained such wide acceptance in the major leagues.
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