Dataset – Fangraphs Baseball Stats
I’m a huge baseball fan and really like advanced stats research. Fangraphs has impressive datasets available, down to the batted ball data. I’m not sure what I want to do with this, but I feel like there are interesting possibilities.
Provocative Viz – Famous Movie Quotes
Mostly, the Soylent Green (#77) plot makes me very happy. Conceptually, I like this, but the execution isn’t great across the board. The quantity helps on that front, but I think paring out some of the quotes that are more picture than plot (#66) would be better.
Well-Crafted Viz – Internet Maps
These plots just look nice.