Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Aging Newsbeat

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

What Age Do Baseball Players Peak? | Exploring Baseball Data with R

Some people have made some (in my view) unreasonable assumptions to learn about aging.  For example, it doesn’t make sense to assume that each player peaks at age 28.  People have different aging patterns — this means that players have different peak ages and also that players have different paths in maturing and in declining towards retirement.  So one need flexibility in any model to allow for these differences.  If one makes restrictive assumptions, then you’ll get answers which are inconsistent with the data.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 09, 2017 at 08:19 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: aging, sabermetrics

 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Brian
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 22 August 2017: The myth of baseball’s depoliticalization
(541 - 3:38pm, Aug 23)
Last: Renegade (((JE)))

Newsblog25 Best Baseball Nicknames in History | MLB.com
(65 - 3:35pm, Aug 23)
Last: Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa

NewsblogOT-NBA off season thread
(1902 - 3:20pm, Aug 23)
Last: smileyy

Sox TherapyJust Keep Going
(10 - 3:19pm, Aug 23)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogOT: New Season August 2017 Soccer Thread
(171 - 3:18pm, Aug 23)
Last: The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott)

NewsblogJust a good ol' OMNICHATTER, never meanin' no harm, for August 23, 2017
(3 - 3:17pm, Aug 23)
Last: Mans Best Friend

NewsblogMike Trout isn’t the fastest to 1,000 hits, but it’s still a historic feat
(70 - 3:04pm, Aug 23)
Last: kthejoker

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - San Diego Padres
(77 - 3:00pm, Aug 23)
Last: LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim

NewsblogJustin Verlander's domination of Dodgers looked like an Astros audition | ESPN
(60 - 2:59pm, Aug 23)
Last: cmd600

Gonfalon CubsThat counted as Now
(36 - 2:54pm, Aug 23)
Last: Covfefe

NewsblogThat time Tommy Lasorda got the Expos mascot tossed out of a 22-inning, 1-0 game - CBSSports.com
(2 - 2:46pm, Aug 23)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogMLB to implement code of conduct for fans at ballparks in 2018
(4 - 1:52pm, Aug 23)
Last: RJ in TO

NewsblogNever get involved in a land war in OMNICHATTER!, for August 22, 2017
(139 - 12:15pm, Aug 23)
Last: Spahn Insane, stimulus-funded BurlyMan™

NewsblogThe Worst Pro Baseball Team of 2017 Doesn't Want Your Pity
(6 - 12:15pm, Aug 23)
Last: Mirabelli Dictu (Chris McClinch)

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-23-2017
(7 - 11:58am, Aug 23)
Last: Rennie's Tenet

Page rendered in 2.1076 seconds
45 querie(s) executed