- (used with a singular verb) the computerized measurement of baseball statistics.
Origin of sabermetrics
1980–85; S(ociety for) A(merican) B(aseball) R(esearch) + -metrics
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- the statistical and mathematical analysis of baseball records
C20: saber (from initials of Society of American Baseball Research) + -metrics as in econometrics
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