Burn-baums

These are a selection of Burn-baums, with a concentration on the recent. It is our goal to exhaustively chronicle them all, but that is likely an impossible labor.

Title: Do batters really hit .463 when gunning for a .300 average? (Part II and III)
Date: October 4, 2010
Victims: Devin Pope; Uri Simonsohn
Positions: Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science and Robert King Steel Faculty Fellow, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Rating: 3rd-degree Birnbaum

Title: Do pitchers perform worse after a high-pitch start?
Date: August 9, 2010
Victims: J.C. Bradbury; Sean Forman
Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Health, Physical Fitness, and Sport Science, Kennesaw State University; Owner, Sports Reference
Rating: 3rd-degree Birnbaum

Title: An NFL field goal “choking” study
Date: July 26, 2010
Victims: Christopher R. Bilder; Thomas M. Loughlin
Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Nebraska; Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University Surrey
Rating: 2nd-degree Birnbaum

Title: Payroll and wins and correlation
Date: June 4, 2010
Victim: Stacey Brook
Position: Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Iowa
Rating: 3rd-degree Birnbaum

Title: Do younger brothers steal more bases than older brothers? (Part II, III, and IV)
Date: May 26, 2010
Victims: Frank J. Sulloway; Richard L. Zweigenhaft
Positions: Visiting Scholar, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California; Charles A. Dana Professor, Department of Psychology, Guilford College
Rating: 3rd-degree Birnbaum

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