This Post Is About Sabermetrics Day in Staten Island, June 19

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This brief post about Sabermetrics Day on June 19th at Richmond County Bank Ballpark — home of the Yankees’ New York-Penn League affiliate in Staten Island — is designed to apprise the public of certain, possibly useful information.

First, one finds that the Staten Island Yankees have recently announced the participants in the Q&A Panel scheduled to occur from 2:00 to 3:30pm. From the club’s press release:

Dave Cameron – Managing editor and senior writer for FanGraphs; Owner/Operator of U.S.S. Mariner; Former contributor to ESPN, The Wall Street Journal, Baseball Prospectus.

Carson Cistulli – Senior writer for FanGraphs; Creator of NERD, SCOUT, and historical GBz%; Former editor of NotGraphs and writer for The Hardball Times.

Jonah Keri – Writer for CBS Sports and Sports Illustrated; New York Times best-selling author of Up, Up, and Away and The Extra 2%.

Emma Span – Senior Editor for Sports Illustrated; Author of 90% of the Game is Half Mental: And Other Tales from the Edge of Baseball Fandom.

Dan Szymborski – Baseball analyst for ESPN; Founder of Baseball Think Factory; Creator of ZiPS projection system.

Ben Lindbergh – Staff writer for FiveThirtyEight; Co-host of Effectively Wild; Co-Author of The Only Rule Is it Has to Work; Former editor-in-chief for Baseball Prospectus; Former staff writer for Grantland.

Meg Rowley – Writer for Baseball Prospectus and SB Nation’s Lookout Landing.

That same press release carries a combination of bad and also good news for those interested in gaining access to the event. Once again, from the communiqué de presse:

Tickets for the VIP Q&A Panel are sold out. However, there are still tickets available for the Statgeek Picnic featuring the full roster of writers and analysts. For the a lineup of confirmed special guests or for more information, visit

To purchase tickets, click HERE using promo code “STATS”

Carson Cistulli has published a book of aphorisms called Spirited Ejaculations of a New Enthusiast.

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