## What does dip mean in baseball?

Defense Independent Pitching Statistics
From BR Bullpen. Defense Independent Pitching Statistics (DIPS) are a subset of pitching metrics designed to measure a pitcher’s ability using only outcomes that do not involve fielders: home runs allowed, strikeouts, hit batters and walks.

## Why was DIPS created?

DIPS theory took off about 15-20 years ago when research by Voros McCracken was published demonstrating how little control pitchers have over outcomes on balls in play. In more typical parlance, pitchers have limited control over their BABIP-allowed.

## What is dERA baseball?

In baseball statistics, Defense-Independent ERA (dERA), created by Voros McCracken, projects what a pitcher’s earned run average (ERA) would have been, if not for the effects of defense and luck on the actual games in which he pitched.

## How is DIPS calculated?

To calculate DIPS we use counting statistics (K, BB, HR). So in order to make DIPS equivalent to ERA, which is a rate statistic, we need to have an idea of the number of batters faced. As you can see this isn’t explicitly part of the equation; in fact, it is calculated implicitly using IP and hits.

## Who invented dip?

Some say it was made in the 18th-century Damascus while others claimed that it was first prepared in the 12th century by Saladin. Hummus is a dip made from chickpeas and is mixed with garlic, vinegar and sometimes lemon juice. The Egyptians ate chickpeas, so maybe even Moses ate â€śdipâ€ť!

## Who invented chips and dip?

History of National Chip and Dip Day

Greeks still eat tzatziki with meats and bread, but since the invention of the potato chip in the mid-19th century, it and many variations of it have also become popular chip dips. Guacamole, yet another iconic chip dip, that was first made by the Aztecs.

## What is a good FIP in baseball?

A good FIP, similar to a good ERA, is usually going to be one that is in the 2s or low 3s. The major-league leaders in FIP in 2012 were Gio Gonzalez (2.82), Felix Hernandez (2.84) and Clayton Kershaw (2.89).

## Who invented FIP baseball?

Tom Tango
The formula for FIP was developed by Tom Tango, based on research on Defense-Independent Pitching (DIPs) done by Voros McCracken and published at Baseball Prospectus.

## What is a good power finesse ratio?

This makes up the middle 50% of players. In an example where higher is better for a stat, below the first quartile (bottom 25% of players) would be bad and above the 3rd quartile (top 25% of players) would be good.

## What is PFR in sabermetrics?

Power finesse ratio or PFR in baseball is a statistical measure of the performance of a pitcher used in Sabermetrics. It is the sum of strikeouts and walks divided by innings pitched.

## How was chip dip invented?

Chips and dip gained significant popularity in the United States during the 1950s, in part due to a Lipton advertising campaign for their French onion dip recipe, sometimes referred to as “California dip”. Specialized trays and serving dishes designed to hold both chips and dip were created during this time.

## What was the original chip and dip?

Some food experts believe the chip and dip duo began its rise to popularity in the 1950s when Lipton began advertising a recipe that encouraged people to combine its dehydrated onion soup mix with cream cheese or sour cream and serve it with potato chips.