Event Sourcing Baseball History

Ever wonder how complex the databases must be when you’re watching a sporting event and the announcer provides some incredible stat like “Joey Bagadonutz hits .333 on a 3-and-2 count in day games with runners in scoring position”. With data services like Retrosheet and the Sean Lahman baseball database, we’ll look at how Event Sourcing can be applied to provide a lot of insight into sporting statistics. But the use of these tools and techniques can also be applied to everyday business situations, too, so you can apply these concepts to your day job.