Reporter analyzing advanced sports statistics for The Washington Post Neil Greenberg is a staff writer with The Washington Post whose beat is sports analytics. His analysis and insight can be found in the sports section, where he covers all pro sports, as well as college football and basketball. He is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and prefers to be called a geek rather than a nerd. Professional Affiliations: Professional Hockey Writers Association
Since 1977, the first year baseball allowed free agency, 24 of the 42 eventual World Series winners produced more wins above replacement from homegrown talent than they did from free agent signings and trade deals.