The Underdog Effect

Jun 22, 2022

This is an interesting article looking at the idea of Relative Age, at least as it applies to the NHL. Although older ( born first three months of the year) players tend to comprise junior teams, superstars tend to be born late?

The Rise of the Underdog- The Relative age effect reversal among Canadian Born Hockey Players 

I actually talked about this is in 

Complete Youth Training

Take a look at this!

•Sidney Crosby - August 7th
•Jack Eichel- October 28th
•AustonMatthews - September 17th
•LebronJames - December 30th
•Kobe Bryant - August 23rd
•Larry Bird – December 7th