Visual Baseball Sociology

This is an awesome graphic! The Orioles not only have mapped out every home run that went out to Eutaw Street (or the Warehouse), but they’ve made it interactive so you can pull up each player and watch a video! Check out the link in their post:

Not only is this totally cool from a baseball fan perspective, but its an interesting graphic. (And, course, a fun marketing tool.) Visual sociologists would love this for some many reasons! Data visualization and infographics have become an important part of every day life for many organizations, including Major League Baseball. And they’re just cool to play with!

~ baseballrebecca