Analytics Glossary

Baseball

Win Shares – essentially the amount of wins that a player is “responsible” for, based on runs created, runs saved, total team wins, and total team runs/net run difference – created by Bill James

WAR – Wins Above Replacement – the amount of  wins that  a player is valued at being responsible for (by win shares) over (or under) those that a replacement level player would be responsible for

Football

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