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I joined Wikipedia in October 2005 and was mostly a WikiGnome until March 2012. In addition to the ongoing projects below, I browse articles at random for areas of improvement. I guess you could call me a WikiJanitor.
To date I have added the pitch repertoires of over 200 active pitchers from all 30 teams, as well as a few retired ones. Typically, I use the Brooks Baseball website and relevant news articles to acquire the relevant information. One useful book for historical data has been Rob Neyer and Bill James's The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers.
Conflict of interest disclosure: Most of my contributions linking to the Brooks Baseball site predate any contact I had with its authors or work I provided for the site. However, since April 2013 I have been receiving minor financial compensation for improvements to the site's PITCHf/x data. I reserve the right to continue using it as a resource (as I believe it is an extremely reliable resource for PITCHf/x data, and will offer evidence in support of that claim for those who ask), although I will be careful not to edit in a way such that the primary consequence of my edits are the promotion of the site. My official duties with Brooks Baseball do not include editing Wikipedia on its behalf, nor have I ever been asked to do so. I do not object to other users inspecting my editing record to ensure that I have not unduly promoted the site here.
Removing vandalism from Wikipedia
Most often this involves lurking the recent changes page and checking edits by unregistered users.
- See barnstars
- Created: end-around, Udi Dekel, Yaakov Amidror, Jake Sullivan, audience cost, National Security Council (Japan), Jiří Šedivý, Shotaro Yachi, Yossi Cohen, Ilan Mizrahi, Hajjaj al-Ajmi
- Created and populated Category:Screwball pitchers
- Wrote Nehemiah Levanon article (was previously a redirect)
- Stephen Strasburg, Iván Nova
- New Atlanta Braves stadium
- Geneva interim agreement on Iranian nuclear program
- Major contributions to batting helmet, Bryce Harper, Ross Detwiler, split-finger fastball, Phil Hughes, David Robertson, Manny Alexander, Larry Harlow, Elrod Hendricks, Carlos Zambrano, Laz Díaz, Education Corporation of America, Satchel Paige, Orel Hershiser, Daniel Bard, Mike Mussina, Will Rhymes, David Phelps, Eretz Nehederet, Ryan Zimmerman, Jeremy Hefner, Glen Perkins, Jarrod Parker, Justin Verlander, Trevor Bauer, Aroldis Chapman, Rashida Jones, Éric Gagné, A. J. Burnett, Freddy García, Brandon Webb, cutter, Gio Gonzalez, Greg Maddux, Craig Kimbrel, Adam LaRoche, Danny Espinosa, John Lannan, Roy Oswalt, Zack Greinke, Ian Desmond, Carter Capps, Brandon Harper, Safeco Field, Strikeouts per 9 innings pitched, Sam Holbrook, José Valverde, Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, List of George Washington University faculty, Nathan J. Brown, Jim Johnson, PITCHf/x, knuckleball, Operation Pillar of Defense, Death of Ben Zygier, Saudi Arabia–United States relations, Populous, Juhayman al-Otaybi, Armando Benítez, Iran–Syria relations, dual containment, strategic depth, military doctrine, Deadspin, Roger Goodell, Beatlemania, Daniel C. Kurtzer, Yitzhak Rabin, United States foreign policy in the Middle East, Wye River Memorandum, street harassment, Artur Artuzov