Saber Seminar coming up in a few weeks

Just a reminder that the Sons of Sam Horn are hosting a two-day seminar at Harvard from May 21-22 to raise money for The Jimmy Fund.

“Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball” will include presentations from a distinguished group of speakers. The roster includes:

• Dan Duquette, former MLB general manger

• Jared Porter, the assistant director of professional scouting for the Red Sox

• Mitchel Lichtman, the creator of the defensive metric UZR

• Tom Tippett, the director of baseball information services for the Sox

• Jonah Keri, the author of “The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Baseball Team from Worst to First”

Go to to learn more about this event.


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