Maybe being a Cubs fan is a weighted bias even Nate Silver's methodology can't overcome.
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I do hope that SABR will be able to reach out to more average intelligent baseball fans, though, because these members-to-be truly don't know what they're missing.
As a fan, I sense a growing rift in the way baseball is discussed and appreciated -- those who hail the system of analytical tools as a godsend are younger, while those who decry it as hogwash are older.
Fivethirtyeight's and Baseball Prospectus' Nate Silver recently appeared on a talk show I host at the Hideout called The Interview Show. Here is video of the interview.
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