Issue 48 May 13 2022 Welcome 48th Issue. That's exciting. I'm looking for sports data science opportunities next year, have an employer you recommend? Let's chat! This Week's Lineup The 12 most iconic rookie cards from baseball’s junk wax era Not the most analytical article, but nostalgic and fun with a look back at some great MLB rookie cards. theathletic.com Introducing an Analytical Package – todofcpy Article serving as a tutorial to create heatmaps using todofcpy. todofootballclub.com A Statistical Model of Serve Return Impact Patterns in Professional Tennis A latent style allocation model for server pattern returns. arxiv.org Tracking Footballers' Statistical Profiles Across Seasons Taking a look at the issue of variability across players’ statistical profiles season on season. analyticsfc.co.uk Is controlling the strike zone still as important as it was years ago? Bill James revisits a question he has tried to answer in the past. billjamesonline.com Weekly Unexpected Quote “The reward of a job well done is to have done it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Please Forward Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here >> Unexpected Points Added is curated and maintained by Patrick Hayes. Send me an email with your feedback or question. I respond to every single one.