Alex Eisert

What is America?

By – 3 hours ago

January 6, 2021. A day that will forever live in infamy began as late-night tallying of the vote in the Georgia Senate runoffs extended into early morning. I finally began…

Stat chat: the big money Mets

By – 2 months ago

The last time the New York Mets made the World Series was in 2015, led by a youthful starting rotation that promised to erase years of mediocrity—in the 14 years…

Stat Chat: The home of the brave

By – 3 months ago

Picture this. You’re an NBA player, exhausted in the fourth quarter of a long game at the end of a long road trip. The hotels were mediocre, your team’s performance…

Stat Chat

By – 4 months ago

Stat of the week: 1.13, the average number of 60-game stretches per season in which a player hit .400 or higher. In the 79 years since Ted Williams hit .400,…

Stat Chat: the court’s favor

By – 5 months ago

Under the bright lights at Yankee Stadium, the home team enjoys raucous applause for every hit and strikeout in their favor. When the players first take the field, spectators in…