Phil Birnbaum
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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May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.