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Excerpted from a PBS special and narrated by Danny Glover, Statistics Chair Hal Stern talks about statistical analysis in baseball. Sports are full of small 's' statistics, which are the field statistics that track a player's performance. The field of statistics – or the big 'S' statistics – is about drawing conclusions from data.

To learn more visit the Department of Statistics Web site.

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