Mariano Rivera

I am using a local file of Pitch f/x data, which shows the exact location and break of every pitch in Major League Baseball. This is the pitch sequence of Mariano Rivera in Game 6 last season, when the Yankees won the World Series. This diagrams the pitch location and the strike zone (blue), and it prints the pitch speed, pitch type, x and y movement, the result and the pitch count.

The Pitch f/x data is an xml file. At some point, I want to direct this to the database so I can access every at-bat from every game. Also, I want to animate each pitch, but I have not yet figured out how. (Processing Sketch)

UPDATED SKETCH: This one has buttons. (Sketch)

One response to “Mariano Rivera”

  1. ICM Final Proposal: “Your Pitch”

    […] a baseball needs to move forward and into the strike zone. In addition, I have created an extremely simple prototype of the program using one pitch sequence. This prototype is not animated, but it does locate the […]

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