76 minutes | Aug 10, 2021

#173: Finding (Baseball) Diamonds in the Analytical Rough with Ben Lindbergh

Have you ever thought, "you know, it would be interesting to take my analytical knowledge and just totally run an organization based on what the data says?" Yeah. Us, either. That's terrifying! But, that's exactly what our guest on this episode did. Ben Lindbergh, along with his stathead-in-crime (aka, co-author) Sam Miller, took over the management of a minor league baseball team in 2015, and the result was The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team. How does that apply to analytics in the business world? In a surprising number of ways, it turns out! For complete show notes, including links to items mentioned in this episode and a transcript of the show, visit the show page.
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