A few days ago I ran across Jack Hagley’s visualization of the world as 100 people.
I thought it was an interesting visualization and decided to try something similar with NHL stats. Since there were 886 active players in the 2013-14 season, I figured cutting it down to 100 was a little underwhelming, so here is the NHL as played by 10 players:
Stay tuned for a goalie version.
Baseball statistics can get pretty confusing, especially with the propagation of more advanced stats and acronyms. Here’s my attempt at illustrating a few scenarios and how they affect different batting statistics and ratios:
There was lots of interest in my last post and I got some good feedback (thanks Reddit) about some additional details and clarifications I should include. People also really wanted to see stats for Soccer and Rugby as comparables. Here is an updated version which now includes:
- Soccer, Rugby, and a few other sports
- Much more distinction in Football and Baseball positions
- Players’ average age – shown as the size of each circle, as well as written out (since circle sizes are difficult to compare)
How do pro athletes stack up in terms of height and weight, and how do they compare to an average American?
Active NHL, NBA, and MLB players by place of birth