Charts Are Fun

  • CHART: The Rays Amazingly Improbable Comeback

    September 29, 2011 at 10:54 am 4 comments

    CHART: The Rays Amazingly Improbable Comeback

     
  • CHART: Rays All-Time Opening Day Starters

    CHART: Rays All-Time Opening Day Starters

    April 1, 2011 at 11:00 am 0 comments

    Today is opening day for the 14th time in franchise history. During that time, 67 different players have started on opening day for the (Devil) Rays. Here is a word cloud (created usingWordle.net) showing each of the 67 players. The size of their names is relative to how many times […]

     
  • CHART: Rays All-Time Games Played Leaders

    CHART: Rays All-Time Games Played Leaders

    February 24, 2011 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

    i was working on my “Chart of the Day” feature over at Business Insider and was trying something new, a word cloud (created using Wordle.net). And I thought it would be fun to see what it would look like over here. So here are all 43 players that have played at […]

     
  • CHART: The Rays Spring Roster By Age

    CHART: The Rays Spring Roster By Age

    February 22, 2011 at 3:24 pm 8 comments

    Nothing too fancy here. Just a look at the Rays 62-man Spring Training roster and how it breaks down by age. Players in grey are spring training invites that are not on the 40-man roster. The average age of the spring roster is 27.8. Considering the average big leaguer peaks […]