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MLB Instant Replay Still Absorbing A Lot Of Time TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Because of many obviously-blown calls (well, obvious to everyone but the umpire) in baseball but no means by which to really review and retract judgments, Major League Baseball rightfully decided …Continue reading →

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Around the Bases: MLB Instant Replay Edition TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Because there are so many individual examples of Lean thinking either being used or being applicable in sports – based on my overflowing bookmarks queue the latter clearly takes the …Continue reading →

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Obvious Bad Calls and the Case For Instant Replay TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | During last night’s semi-meaningless game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins, this play and subsequent call happened. Umpire CB Bucknor called the runner out. FYI, the rule in …Continue reading →

The 2013 #Masters: The #Lean Blog Podcast about Lean in Sports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | MP3 File (run time 33:12) Masters Week is finally here! All of the golf world has descended upon Augusta, Georgia for April 8-14 for the 2013 Masters golf tournament at …Continue reading →

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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 →

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Long Lead Times on Johnny Football Texas A&M Jerseys TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Texas A&M’s redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel has certainly earned his nickname “Johnny Football” for both his passing and running abilities in leading his school to a solid season of …Continue reading →

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College Football and the Lack of PDCA TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Pretend for a moment you’re a company with a few manufacturing lines. Some are big, some are small, some are complex, and there’s one that gets a lot of attention …Continue reading →

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The Melky Cabrera Suspension and Why Continuous Improvement Principles Matter TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | When I first started to write about lean and continuous improvement applications in sports, I was more focused on the business operations – ticket sales, concessions, stadium upkeep, equipment manufacturers, …Continue reading →

NCAA Tournament Instant Replay and Inconsistent Officiating TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In Thursday night’s NCAA Tournament action, history was nearly made with a 16 seed almost knocking off a 1 seed for the first time ever. With the assistance of some questionable …Continue reading →

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What Moneyball Can Teach Us About Lean TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The book Moneyball by Michael Lewis was a paradigm-shifting revelation to the way baseball front offices evaluated and valued players – greater focus on specific statistics (on-base percentage) and valuing the …Continue reading →

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