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Sabermetricians slowly being added to the inner circle

From Bill James to Keith Law, sabermetricians are finally being brought aboard by teams to give their expertise.

Originally Published: November 6, 2002
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

The general complacency of baseball people -- even those of undoubted intelligence -- toward mathematical examination of what they regard properly and strictly as their own dish of tea is not too astonishing. I would be willing to go as far as pretending to understand why none of four competent and successful executives of second-division ball clubs were most reluctant to employ probabalistic methods of any description ... but they did not even want to hear about them! -- Earnshaw Cook in his ...

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