Wednesday, March 14, 2007

University Scholars Lecture examines baseball's use of pitchers

UIS History Professor Robert McGregor will speak on "Crunching Casey Stengel," at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, in UHB 1002. The program is part of the University Scholars Lecture Series; McGregor was a University Scholar in 2003.

In this presentation he will look at how baseball coaches and teams use pitchers and, through statistical analysis, will attempt to separate myth and legend from cold, hard facts. The resulting lecture will combine "sophisticated data analysis and droll wit." Read more>>

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