Phil Birnbaum

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

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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.
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July 9 2010 12:44 PMDo Soccer Players Choke?Assessing the research on penalty kicks and pressure.
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Aug. 25 2010 3:58 PMThe Pittsburgh ParadoxShould the Pirates spend money to win ballgames?
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Jan. 30 2015 11:44 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.