Visualizing Game Score

You may have heard of Game Score, a Bill James stat that quantifies the quality of a pitcher’s start, incorporating a number of measures such as number of innings, runs allowed, strikeouts, hits, walks, and so on.  A score of 100 is about as good as it gets, and a 50 is about average.  Here are a few pitchers from 2010:

About Kevin Dame
Kevin Dame is a writer and visual designer who brings sports information to life in new and meaningful ways. His work, which has been featured on, Fast Company, and the San Francisco Chronicle, can also be found on his blog, Visual Baseball. A lifelong Red Sox fan, Kevin currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. He welcomes your comments, questions and suggestions via email.

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