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August 29, 2011

Appearances & Rankings in the Weekly AP Poll (1936-2010): At Sportsdelve, Andrew McKillop also researched each school’s historical appearances — and placement — in the AP poll.

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August 26, 2011

Records As and Against the AP No. 1: SportsDelve’s Andrew McKillop compiled each school’s all-time record as and against the AP’s #1-ranked team.

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August 24, 2011

Poll – Equivalent Players: Another thought experiment from Tangotiger, again regarding the balancing of rates and counting stats in player valuation.

August 23, 2011

Vote for the NFL’s GOAT’s: Pro-Football-Reference.com has added an Elo Rating-based fan voting system for historical & current NFL players, so make your picks for the all-time greats.

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Evaluating Pitchers as a Concept: Average, Replacement Level, or Just Totals?: First, take this poll. Then read Tom Tango’s explanation of what it means in relation to pitcher value and the concept of the replacement-level player.

August 22, 2011

SportsDelve on AP #1s and the Preseason Poll: A couple of AP poll-related posts from Andrew McKillop — first, a year-by-year look at where the defending AP champ ranked in the following preseason poll; then, a full list of AP preseason #1s (and how long the managed to keep the ranking).

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August 19, 2011

Poll – Guess that Replacement Level!: Tango posted a poll that will make you think about where to set the replacement level. (Want to take the same poll twice? Fangraphs obliges.)

June 1, 2011

Quiz results: Bautista bombs: How many home runs THT readers think Jose Bautista will end up with.

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