Quantum Leaf


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Hey, remember me? I own this joint šŸ™‚

Now that the season’s over and I’m mostly done with our commitments to USA Today Sports, I’ve been working on a side project that I expect a lot of you will enjoy–Quantum Leaf.

It’s a game for 1 to 4 players that uses a single tessellating shape–a leaf–to tile a surface. I’ve developed prototypes and will be running a Kickstarter campaign in early 2014 to roll out the product version...

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HHS Podcast episode #11 contest!


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Have you been keeping up with our podcast? You can get to it on the podcast page, listed above, or just click here.

On Episode 11, Gary Thurman Family Reunion,Ā Adam and I sit down to discuss the Veterans Committee Hall of Fame voting process, theĀ SABR Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legends commitee, theĀ Gary Thurman 1988 Topps blog postĀ I made 5 years ago, playoff format and timelines, as well as delve into a bit of trivia about Rockies and Marlins managers...

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High Heat Stats keychain


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John, here it is. Email me your mailing address and it’s yours.

Anybody else interested in one? I could make this available for sale to support this web site.

 

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Our review of Out of the Park Baseball @ootpbaseball


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UPDATE: The developer emailed me with some comments related to issues about the game we raised in the software. Please see just below for a transcript of those comments.

You can hear some of the HHS folks review the great baseball simulation software, OOTP Baseball, on the latest episode of our podcast–Episode 10. (Get to that by clicking on the podcast tab near the top of the screen.)

If you’re interested in buying the software...

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Podcast #4


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Have you been listening to the podcast? If not, you can catch up on all the episodes on the podcast page.

In the latest one, Ashley and I have a broad conversation about numerous baseball topics, including how different it is to be a fan today versus 25 year ago. And you’ll just have to listen to find out why the episode is titled “Bunting skills competition”.

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High Heat Stats Podcast: Episode 2 WAR–What is it Good For?


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A new HHS podcast is available!

We have added a page for all the podcasts. You can click on “Podcast” in the navigation bar at the top of the page, or click right here.

It would be very helpful if you could leave a rating or review on our iTunes page. Just search for High Heat Stats, then leave your review.

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The fraction of hit-by-pitches that are home run retaliation @baseballtwit


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On our recent podcast (now available on iTunes–just search for High Heat Stats), Adam raised the question of variability in hit-by-pitch totals over the years, and none of us had an exact answer right away.

I’ve delved into it a bit, and was quite surprised by the results.

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