SportsFilter: The Wednesday Huddle:
A place to discuss the sports stories that aren't making news, share links that aren't quite front-page material, and diagram plays on your hand. Remember to count to five Mississippi before commenting in anger.
posted by huddle to general at 06:00 AM - 9 comments
Germany beat Brazil 5-1 yesterday in the Women's U20 World Cup.
I think it's about time the UN stepped in on this one before the Germans annex Brasilia.
posted by Mr Bismarck at 10:09 AM on August 13
posted by beaverboard at 11:31 AM on August 13
Robin Williams never did a real sports movie, but he had a fantastic sports fan moment in "Good Will Hunting" that I thought was amazing (0:45-2:24 of this scene):
posted by grum@work at 12:19 PM on August 13
Robin Williams never did a real sports movie
Well, this is one of my favorites of his, and it comes pretty close to a real sports movie. And that scene from Good Will Hunting was great.
posted by tahoemoj at 03:38 PM on August 13
Bravo, beaverboard. And what a great movie.
posted by Mr Bismarck at 05:28 PM on August 13
Does anybody know a good place to find hitting statistics for pitchers? Most sites I have checked have no hitting data for pitchers.
posted by Ying Yang Mafia at 06:43 PM on August 13
posted by NoMich at 06:58 PM on August 13
baseball-reference.com has hitting stats for pitchers...
posted by MeatSaber at 08:29 PM on August 13
MeatSaber is right. If you pay for a play-index account at Baseball Reference, you can search their database for just about anything.
Since 2000, order of pitchers hitting seasons (by OPS+), minimum 20 PA in the season, at least 80% of their games as a pitcher.
Since 1901, order of pitcher hitting careers (by OPS+), minimum 100 PA, at least 80% of their games as a pitcher.
Since 1901, most HR by a pitcher in their career, minimum 100 PA, at least 80% of their games as a pitcher.
Longest streak of games with at least one PA where there were no hits or walks, by a pitcher, since 1914.
I can't imagine not paying my annual membership to have silly fun like this.
posted by grum@work at 08:48 PM on August 13
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