Day 33: Baseball regression

Screen Shot 2012 10 06 at 8 51 09 AM

I stumbled upon this awesome graph yesterday of number of wins vs season run differential for all MLB teams in 2012 in my RSS feed (from the awesome Dr. Drang), and knew at once it had to be an assessment for my students. It also makes me want to work harder to improve my Python and Beautiful Soup so I can scrape data off the web easily and make graphs like this.

If you’re curious, here’s the assessment I made out of it.


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