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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby StlSluggers » Wed Jun 09, 2010 2:10 pm

m16a wrote:Would you kind cafe folks be willing to explain to me what WAR is so that the graphs mean something besides pretty colors to me?? :-b

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WAR relies on counting stats (HRs, 2Bs, etc.) to be translated into rate stats (OBP, wOBA) and then combines these factors into value stats. The great thing about WAR is that it takes into account a player's value both at the plate and in the field, adjusting it for position and park, and compares it to a replacement player.

You can read more here. ;-D
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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby drunkmonkey » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:07 pm

Is there a WAR comparison chart for pitchers as well? Maybe I'm just dumb, but I can't find it anywhere.
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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby dmattingly23 » Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:27 pm

the griffey Jr. one makes me sad.
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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby The Big Train » Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:40 am

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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby jake_twothousandfive » Wed Jun 16, 2010 1:05 am

The distance between Bench and everyone else is pretty impressive.

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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby OneLoveBoomer » Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:20 pm

The story of second base...

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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby bigh0rt » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:10 pm

There, it's settled.
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Re: FanGraphs WAR Chart Is So Addicting!

Postby StlSluggers » Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:18 pm

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