How can data help to choose the best player?
“The people in charge of teams only think about buying players, but the goal should be to buy wins. And to do that you need to buy points… they ask all the wrong questions, and if I tell someone this, I become a leper”. So said Peter Brand in the film “Moneyball: The Art of Winning”, speaking for Paul DePodesta, Harvard graduate in economics and a baseball and football executive. In short, it highlights that data can lead to obtaining wins and it is readily available,[…]