Are you raising the next Richard Sherman? I don’t just mean the Richard Sherman who ignited social media networks with his post-game interview last week. I mean a professional football player who graduated second in his class, with a 4.2 GPA, from a school district in Compton, Calif., where only 57 percent of the students […]
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Last week we shared all the fun activities our Tutor.com team was planning for Memorial Day Weekend. Baseball is a big part of our summer culture. Tutor.com is full of passionate baseball fans and friendly rivalries (Yankees vs. Mets anyone?). A good portion of the office participtes every year in a heated baseball fantasy league dominated by Russell […]
Can you use statistics to figure out the best plays?
Think chemistry and the World Series have nothing in common? Think again. If the ball the pitcher’s throwing is too cold, you can forget about watching a home run—a cold ball won’t spring off the bat as fast as a warm one. Chemistry is about more than memorizing the Periodic Table (or wondering if your […]
Have you ever sat in the back of your math class and thought, “When will I ever use this?” You use math more often than you think. Whether you realize it or not, math plays an integral role in the sports world. All the statistics, facts and figures you use in your everyday conversations about […]
Every baseball fan is familiar with the statistics of the game. They help us to decide who we are going to draft in our fantasy league, right? But does the average fan know how those stats are calculated? Simple algebraic equations are used when calculating these baseball stats. Check them out: Batting Average Calculation Batting average […]