Fangraphs

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Fangraphs
URL fangraphs.com
Type of site Baseball
Created by David Appelman
Current status Active

FanGraphs.com is a website run by Fangraphs Inc., located in Arlington, Virginia, and created and owned by David Appelman that provides statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history.[1][2] The website, among other things, plots the course of every game, showing which hits and outs changed outcomes.[3]

All major league baseball data on the website, including pitch type, velocity, batted ball location, and play-by-play data, are provided by Baseball Info Solutions. Minor league baseball data is provided by Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and distributed by STATS LLC. All Win Expectancy, Leverage Index, and Run Expectancy data are licensed from InsideTheBook.com. All UZR (ultimate zone rating) calculations are provided by Mitchel Lichtman. Retrosheet.org play-by-play data prior to 2002 was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.[4]

On September 18, 2009, Fangraphs Inc. launched an iPhone app in partnership with Hawk Ridge Consulting.

Based on possible website ad revenue, at one point in 2009 the website value was estimated at US$75,007.50, when its daily pageview was 33,506 and its daily ad revenue was $102.75.[5][6]

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