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July 2, 2013 11:04 AM

Brilliant Reader Replacement Level

So, Tom Tango did the coolest thing. Using your rankings of four pitchers -- Nolan Ryan, Bob Gibson, Pedro Martinez and Roy Halladay -- he came up with what we can call “Brilliant Reader Replacement Level.” I’ll try to explain here what he did, how it’s an interesting way to look at WAR and replacement level, and I’ll offer a few rankings for fun.I will also include his email explanation on the bottom if you would like to understand the math.The idea here, essentially, is that every baseball fan has an implicit “replacement value” in their mind

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