2012 Major League Baseball Measures of Success

A Data Visualization of the 2012 Major League Baseball Season

The start of the 2013 Major League Baseball season is only a week away and there’s predictions and prognostications from pundits aplenty. Perhaps some insight into the 2013 season can be gleaned from examining what happened in 2012. This infographic takes a look at the most successful teams in Major League Baseball in 2012. What made them successful, how much did that success cost and what effect did that success have on fan attendance? At the very least, some of the data from 2012 can give us clues of what to look for that will likely bring success for teams in 2013.