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In Memoriam

Long-time BJOL poster Bob Gregory passed away recently.  Bob was a frequent contributor to the Reader Posts section of Bill James Online, known for his deep understanding of 19th century baseball, his wit and his warmth.  Bob organized a regular feature of our Reader Posts, an alternative to the Hall of Fame called the Gallery of Renown, in which BJOL readers voted on their favorite players each "year."
 


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Tracers
(9/18/2017)
One small tracer, and a discussion of tracers in the larger sense
 
Ozzie and the MVP
(9/16/2017)
Some thoughts about Ozzie Smith, and the current MVP discussion.
 
2017 Shift Slowdown
(9/11/2017)
John looks at the shifting dynamics of The Shift.
 
You and I Have Memories
(9/9/2017)
Longer than the road that stretches out ahead.....​
 
Pitch to Contact
(9/8/2017)
Is it best to pitch to contact?
 
Hot Teams and Cold, Dead Subjects
(9/5/2017)
A large study of hot teams and cold teams finds an actual effect.
 
From the Rejected Pile
(8/31/2017)
A rejected article from the spring, published late this summer
 


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Rankings and Ratings

The NFL Power Ratings from 9/19/2017 are:

 

AFC

Oakland Raiders 149.8
Tennessee Titans 137.3
Buffalo Bills 133.8
New York Jets 127.5
Jacksonville Jaguars 113.8
 

NFC

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 140.0
Carolina Panthers 137.3
Atlanta Falcons 129.3
Green Bay Packers 120.8
Chicago Bears 120.8

 

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