This website has resources for BI223 (Science and Baseball).  In this class, we will use baseball to understand principles of animal behavior, evolution, genetics, physiology, psychology, meteorology,  We will use the open-source programming language R to analyze the rich statistics of baseball.  Lectures and R tutorials will be posted to this site as the course proceeds.

Here are the texts for the course:

Asinof, Eliot. 1963. Eight Men Out. Owl Books, New York.

Bissinger, Buzz. 2006. Three Nights in August: Strategy, Heartbreak and Joy in the Mind of a Manager. Mariner Books, New York.

Harbach, Chad. 2011. The Art of Fielding. Little, Brown. New York.

Lewis, Michael. 2003. Moneyball. W. W. Norton, New York.

Sawchik, T. 2015. Big Data Baseball. Flatiron Books. New York.

Turbow, Jason and Michael Duca. 2010. The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, & Bench-clearing Brawls. Anchor Books, New York.

 

Other readings will be posted on the website.