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How can you use a statistics major in the field of sports?

I have an interest in statistics and baseball. Is there any way to utilize the major in the sport? #statistics #baseball

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Kenton’s Answer

There absolutely is - teams are looking to hire more and more professionals with this background. In addition, media companies are also interested in individuals who can use statistics to create compelling content.

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Daniel’s Answer

The field of sabermetrics is exactly what you're looking for. Most front offices have statisticians and data analysts. Check out Baseball Prospectus and their analysts, many of whom have been hired by MLB teams.

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Xuefeng’s Answer

In the modern time, statistics is such an important major. You can use the statistical technology and knowledge to analyze the data of the athletes of the base ball, such as age, height, tenure with baseball, techniques, scores, etc. All these information could help the team to understand the competitor team, so that the coach to set up the strategy to achieve the success.
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