Alex Eisert

Stat Chat: The home of the brave

By – 7 days 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 – 1 month 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 – 2 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…

Stat Chat #0: My Field of Dreams

By – 7 months ago

My baseball career ended before I even reached high school. A skiing accident left me with a crack at the base of my spine four days after my 14th birthday.…

Testing public health

By – 7 months ago

The erosion of our country’s pandemic response resources started a while ago, when President Donald Trump named John Bolton his National Security Adviser in the spring of 2018. The appointment…