Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball, a weekend seminar for the benefit of the Jimmy Fund, puts you up close with some of baseballís top coaches, statisticians, scouts, doctors, and scientists. The seminar takes place on August 4 and 5, 2012 in Boston, MA, and is limited to 200 of baseballís best fans.
so you can join us on August 4 and 5, 2012 at Boston Universityís Metcalf Science Center and enjoy the edge that professional scouting, science, and sabermetrics will give you at your next fantasy or real-life baseball game.
During this event, you will grasp how science is blended with advanced baseball statistics and traditional scouting assessments to produce outstanding results for teams. Donít miss this special opportunity to learn about the deeper game of baseball from insiders and pros, meet people who love the game, and help the Jimmy Fund.
You will enjoy presentations and panel discussions with the manager of the Boston Red Sox, Bobby Valentine; team Bench Coach, Tim Bogar; Director of Professional Scouting, Jared Porter; BrooksBaseball.net creator, Dr. Daniel Brooks; baseball physicist, Dr. Alan Nathan; and many more including world renowned neuroscientists, physicists, sports medicine physicians, professional sabermetricians, professors, journalists, writers, and other baseball enthusiasts.
Tickets for the weekend seminar are $125, with a discounted pass of $65 available to full time students, with all proceeds from the event going to the Jimmy Fund. Help cure cancer while talking baseball with some of its top minds!
We are proud to announce that every one of the speakers at this event (who are not only incredible baseball resources, but are also amazingly altruistic) are donating their time to participate in this seminar. Boston Universityís Center for Neuroscience and Department of Physics graciously sponsored our event, and volunteers have helped with this website, the program, and snacks and drinks. This means that every penny earned during this baseball weekend will go directly to the Jimmy Fund. The organizers of this baseball weekend would like to express their gratitude to everyone who helped make this event possible.