By Alexis Brudnicki
I’ve heard that more times than I can count, and I promise you I am no slouch at math. It’s been said to me as a term of endearment, I’ve heard it as an offhand insult — such instances can be tiresomely common when you work in a “man’s world” — and I’ve been told in a matter-of-fact way. And now I’m starting to realize it might be the reason why I have been able to do everything I’ve done, and why I might not be able to do much more.
This straight-from-the-heart piece by Alexis Brudnicki has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards.
The article, “I’m Different. I’m the Same” (The Hardball Times, Nov, 18, 2015, which also appeared on the Canadian Baseball Network), was selected as one of five finalists in the Contemporary Commentary section.
Voting will be conducted online at
Results will be weighted equally at 20%, then announced and presented at the fifth annual SABR Analytics Conference, March 10-12, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix in Phoenix, Az.