Phil Birnbaum

Phil Birnbaum lives in Ottawa, Ontario. He blogs at Sabermetric Research.

Sports Nut
July 29 2013 2:59 PMAn Important Life Lesson from Blackjack and BaseballYou gain more by not being stupid than you do by being smart.
Sports Nut
July 9 2010 12:44 PMDo Soccer Players Choke?Assessing the research on penalty kicks and pressure.
Sports Nut
Aug. 25 2010 3:58 PMThe Pittsburgh ParadoxShould the Pirates spend money to win ballgames?
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Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.