METRICS MAKE METERS - Enabling Moneyball analytics in sport
The 21st century has witnessed a marked shift in how sports teams are created, trained and perceived. Originally portrayed as outlier techniques, and made popular through movies such as ‘Moneyball’, metrics and data analysis are now well established in the mainstream. If we accept that this change is now the norm, what should we look for when quantifying performance? And who is leading these practices?