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Phillies Nation Podcast: Episode 10

Posted by Pat Gallen, Mon, October 05, 2009 10:30 PM | Comments: 7
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Welcome to the Phillies Nation Podcast.

John DewanToday, Pat Gallen is joined by the founder of STATS Inc. and Baseball Info Solutions, Mr. John Dewan.  Dewan is one of the founding fathers of baseball statistics as we now know them. He and Pat breakdown the Phillies regular season, as well as their upcoming series against the Rockies.

In 1987, John Dewan became the Executive Director of Project Scoresheet, the Bill James-led effort that pioneered a new wave of baseball statistics that are now common baseball terminology. Dewan also formed Sports Team Analysis and Tracking Systems, Inc. (STATS, Inc.). During John’s tenure as President and CEO, STATS grew rapidly and was recognized in Inc. Magazine’s list of America’s 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, ranking #144.

In March 2002, John reunited with former STATS executive Steve Moyer to launch part three of his life-long dream, Baseball Info Solutions. His “‘Stat of the Week” column can be found at Stat of the Week with his latest post making a case for Chase Utley for MVP. You can also check out his other website, The Fielding Bible.

Also to help us prepare for the playoffs and our Phillies Nation game-watching party at McFadden’s Ballpark on Saturday, Mark Maggi stops by to give us the inside scoop on all the festivities.  Take Mark’s advice: check out the McFadden’s website, and sign up here on our website for the VIP treatment.

Click here to listen Phillies Nation Podcast – Episode 10

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  • Posts: 0 Manny

    Yea, why is J-roll -3 defensively???

     
  • Posts: 0 Pat Gallen

    As good as it seems he has been, I guess he hasnt been making the plays or saving runs on a level that we have seen before. Thats really all I can think of, which is odd because we laud his D every day.

     
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  • Posts: 312 Corey Seidman

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    Great job, Pat. This was a really good interview.

     
  • Posts: 0 SDO

    Sorry to differ in opinion, but I felt John Dewan could have been better prepped on the questions he was asked to answer – like why Rollins was rated a -, especially since he had the best best fielding percentage among all shortstops.

     
  • Posts: 0 SDO

    should read “-3″ above

     
  • Posts: 0 MikefromMainline

    Wow ho ho A windy one at the park….early tailgating,,,gonna be homer day for someone blowin out to right BIG time right now lost my signal 2x’s already…..a good day for brandy…I’ll stick with the beer can’t really mention what a “woman” if ya wanna call her that did between two cars just as we pulled up…lets say its not nice so if ya see a Bimbo with a soakin wet WERTH philly shirt on stand clear…in any event the 5 of us are here from a famous “pub” in Fishtown gettin on our Phills colors and attitude…Lee better pitch great or he’s gonna hear it from our section….and all the other fans too BIG TIME! one other thing we don’t wanna see is other then that bimbo in the lot is LIDGE…even got signs so maybe Cahrlied will get the message early NO LIDGE!!!! GO PHILLS

     
 
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