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sabermetrics

play
noun plural but singular in construction sa·ber·met·rics \ˌsā-bər-ˈme-triks\

Definition of sabermetrics

  1. :  the statistical analysis of baseball data

sabermetrician

play \ˌsā-bər-mə-ˈtri-shən\ noun


Origin and Etymology of sabermetrics

saber- (from Society for American Baseball Research) + -metrics (as in econometrics)


First Known Use: 1982


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