Document Type

Honors Thesis


This study aims to evaluate the correlation between a Major League Baseball team’s success and the team’s use of sabermetrics, advanced baseball analytics. The timeline of the sabermetric revolution and its implementation into each MLB team are cross examined with that team’s payroll, attendance, win/loss record, playoff success, and fan opinions. This study is conducted by cross-analyzing raw data regarding team records, attendance, and payroll data as well as background internet research on the sabermetric revolution as well as fan reactions to its use from social media or team-specific online forums. This research finds that there is a positive correlation between a team’s success and their use of sabermetrics.



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