Data + Design Project

How Profitable and “Liked” are the Top Four World Series Contenders?

Sunday 10.28.2012 , Posted by

Profits and baseball have a love affair that’s filled with as much passion as the fans have for their favorite teams — and it continues to grow. The average value of a Major League Baseball team rose 16 percent during the past year to a record high of $605 million. With the battle over for the chance to play in the World Series (congrats to the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers), this infographic takes a look at the top four World Series contenders — revenue, income, value, and social networking profiles — and see if they’re a factor in a team making it to the World Series. [Read more…]


Brian Wilson’s Beard Update

Monday 04.09.2012 , Posted by

Baseball season has started folks. For the next half of the year, all 30 teams will compete to be in the World Series for a final showdown of two stellar MLB teams. Two years ago, famous pitcher Brian Wilson helped lead his team, the San Francisco Giants, to a World Championship. Some say it was his concentration that won the World Series, some say it was his strong arm, and some say it was his Beard. [Read more…]