Browsing All posts tagged under »Phillies«

Nothing goes better with Phillies baseball than a Tastykake, however…

September 28, 2010


We watch Phillies baseball on television, listen to games on the radio. We can recite the Jingle, Nothing goes better with Phillies baseball than a Tastykake. Yet, we go to Citizen’s ballpark and a Tastykake cannot be found. So, recently during a ballgame, I expressed this sentiment on twitter. I received a response from The Tasty […]

Misleading statistics – a lesson from Phillies baseball

August 27, 2010


As a marketing research professional, all too often I see people trust data as gospel based on it’s face value. This is dangerous. Yet, conventional wisdom would suggest that a statistic is a statistic. Let’s examine. In baseball, one measurement used for gauging a hitter’s performance is batting average. In today’s game, a batting average of .300 or […]