We can’t quit you, baseball! The season might be over, but we want more. So, we’re dipping into the baseball data to see what else we can learn. Read on for one more run around the bases!
Put Me In, Coach
This season, all anyone talked about was home runs. There were 6,770 homers hit during the regular season this year. That’s 665 MORE than the previous record! And exactly half of the teams in the league set franchise home run records. Holy homer!
But, do all these home runs lead teams to the playoffs? We looked at the past five years (2014-2019), pulling the top five teams for home runs in each year. Edge colors indicate:
Blue Edge: Appeared in playoffs
Green Edge: Won the World Series
Orange Edge: Neither won nor appeared in the playoffs
Here’s the result:
How do other stats affect a team’s success? To find out, we layered in Earned Run Average (ERA), Strikeouts (SO), and Runs Batted In (RBI) one by one.
I recently learned about Dr. Ioannis Tollis’ impressive career in graph analytics and computer science. He is a pioneer in graph analytics technology, and a Professor at the University of Crete. Dr. Tollis, Ph.D., spoke with us about exciting developments and trends in the field. Read on to find out more.
You’ve been a leader in the global graph analytics technology community since before it hit the mainstream. What are some of the trends you’ve noticed over time?
There are many trends in graph analytics technology that appeared in the past. Some have disappeared, while others are still with us today.
We are excited to announce that you can now download the Beta release of Tom Sawyer Perspectives, Version 8.0, Java Edition.
This version represents a strategic upgrade to our core graph and data visualization architecture and adds new enterprise solutions for systems engineers and architects, and business process analysts and users. With an underlying Spring architecture, this version lays the foundation for further innovation and enterprise-wide deployment.
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