The VORG’s 2015 “Nate Silver Slugger Award”

In 2013, the VORG gave out the first annual “Nate Silver Slugger Award,” bestowed to those batters at each position who came closest to slugging .538 (after Mr. Silver’s data-driven analytics site). Here are this year’s players who slugged closest to .538 (on either side of it). Ties for the award are given to whichever … Read more

The VORG’s 2014 “Nate Silver Slugger Award”

Last year, the VORG gave out the first annual “Nate Silver Slugger Award,” bestowed to those batters at each position who came closest to slugging .538 (after Mr. Silver’s data-driven analytics site). Here are this year’s players who slugged closest to .538 (on either side of it). Ties for the award are given to whichever … Read more

The “Nate Silver Slugger Award”

It began, as it so often does, with a seemingly innocent tweet, this time from Dan Szymborski of ESPN: Dan Szymborski @DSzymborski Never been interested in the Silver Slugger award, but I would like to see a Nate Silver Slugger award. . . .  which begat this: Dan Szymborski retweeted dianagram @dianagram Any player who … Read more

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