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A Surge in Major League Baseball Giveaway Defects TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Over the last 30 days, there have been at least three significantly notable Major League Baseball giveaway snafus with roots in poor quality. First, the Colorado Rockies celebrated their superstar …Continue reading →

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Mount St. Mary’s Wins Tournament Game With Six Men On The Court TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team’s season record is 16-16 – had they not won the NEC Tournament (and the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament) they would not …Continue reading →

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Agile Development and MLB Instant Replay TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Earlier this season Major League Baseball announced a planned expansion of instant replay use, similar to concepts applied in college football and the NFL, with the intent of improving the …Continue reading →

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Major League Baseball Expands Instant Replay, Joins 21st Century TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last month it was announced that there would be an expansion of Major League Baseball instant replay use and umpire video reviews of in-game calls, with some process similarities to the NFL’s …Continue reading →

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How to Better Error-Proof a Stadium Color-Out TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Last Saturday, in an example of what has come into vogue with college sports recently, Notre Dame attempted a “green-out” of Notre Dame Stadium during their game against Oklahoma. The …Continue reading →

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Genius Way to Error Proof the Strike Zone TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | One of the biggest inconsistencies in all of sports is the apparently-stated-but-not-really-followed-or-enforced standardized strike zone. In reality, baseball strike zones are extremely subjective from one home plate umpire to another …Continue reading →

Seth Godin

Seth Godin, Lean Thinker TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I concede that I am one of the world’s biggest fans of Seth Godin’s work. For those of you who don’t know, Seth is more than just a marketing and …Continue reading →

turner field fan falls

Another Falling Fan Death at a Ballpark TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | At yesterday’s baseball game at Turner Field a fan fell from an upper level platform and died. The cause of the fall onto a parking lot surface – lack of …Continue reading →

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What The Gym Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean muscle. Lean meat. Lean production. Surely they have a lot in common, yes? I get asked all the time what it means to be Lean. It astounds me that …Continue reading →

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Guest Post: A Clown Post About Bryce Harper and Warnings TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today we have another guest post, this time from fellow blogger Mark Graban of LeanBlog.org, one of the top-read blogs about Lean today. Mark is a Lean consultant in healthcare …Continue reading →

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#Kaizen & The Leaky Rowboat TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | You’re in a rowboat that has sprung a leak and is taking in water. You’re rowing your now-leaky rowboat to shore but a couple miles away. What are your options? …Continue reading →

Meredith Marakovits YES Network Majestic Jersey Production New York Yankees

A #Lean Look at the #Baseball Jersey Manufacturing Process TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Rob Neyer of SBNation shared this great video from the YES Network on how Majestic manufactures the game jerseys for the New York Yankees. With an eye on the eight …Continue reading →

sushi

Lean or Sushi?? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean terms regularly applied in Japan don’t always get translated into English when the concepts are used in the United States. Reasons for this include lacking a concise literal translation …Continue reading →

Daytona International Speedway and “Our Safety Protocols Worked” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday’s Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway was marred by a final lap pileup of cars sprinting to the finish line. One of those cars, driven by #34 Kyle …Continue reading →

Super Bowl Power Outage

Could the Super Bowl Power Outage Have Been Prevented? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We’ve all been watching the stories fly in over the last 24-36 hours about the power outage at the Superdome during the Super Bowl, so that won’t get rehashed here. …Continue reading →

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