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Dr. Toby Moskowitz: How accurate are MLB umpires, really?

October 21, 201615 min
Yale professor, Dr. Toby Moskowitz, was called upon HBO’s ‘Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel’ to study the pitch data over the last few seasons. Moskowitz analyzed every pitch called by major league umpires – nearly a million in all – over the last 3 ½ years. While the MLB claims it’s umpires are about 97 percent accurate, how accurate are they really? Dr. Moskowitz shares his results.     You can find Bill and Wendy on Twitter at @billwendyshow, and […]

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