Stage 3 (2024) “Baseball Opening Day”


This is an actual case study that was presented to the participants of the Financial Modeling World Cup 2024, Stage 3 (April 19-22).

Case description:

This case is inspired by the start of the new Major League Baseball (MLB) season. Baseball inspired a field of sports analytics called sabermetrics, as popularized by Bill James in the 1980s. This case introduces fundamental concepts in sports analytics.

The downloadable file consists of the following:
Task: PDF file with Case Materials; PDF file with Questions; Excel file with Financial Model
Solution: Excel file with full Solution Model; PDF file with correct Answers in Bold