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I found this click bait on youtube and thought it would be fun for everyone to see the 10 highest rated money ball generals are in history... Money Ball term is a Term used in baseball to rate players with data... I could not find the complete list of the 6000 generals they rated... or a readable graph...

The first link is the list of the 10 great money ball generals in order...


The next link is the breakdown of the math and history used to come up with the 10 money ball generals...


The last is the video associated with the article...

 

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Among all generals, Napoleon had the highest WAR (16.679) by a large margin. In fact, the next highest performer, Julius Caesar (7.445 WAR), had less than half the WAR accumulated by Napoleon across his battles. Napoleon benefited from the large number of battles in which he led forces. Among his 43 listed battles, he won 38 and lost only 5. Napoleon overcame difficult odds in 17 of his victories, and commanded at a disadvantage in all 5 of his losses. No other general came close to Napoleon in total battles.


But, he crapped out--pardon the pun--at Waterloo.
 

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I found comments on Bobby Lee for his WAR score was negative (-1.89).

There were also generals that had surprisingly low total WAR despite a reputation as master tacticians. Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate States Army, finished with a negative WAR (-1.89), suggesting an average general would have had more success than Lee leading the Confederacy’s armies. Lee was saddled with considerable disadvantages, including a large deficit in the size of his military and available resources. Still, his reputation as an adept tactician is likely undeserved, and his WAR supports the historians who have criticized his overall strategy and handling of key battles, such as ordering the disastrous ‘Pickett’s Charge’ on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg. In the words of University of South Carolina professor Thomas Connely, “One ponders whether the South may not have fared better had it possessed no Robert E. Lee.
 

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I found comments on Bobby Lee for his WAR score was negative (-1.89).

There were also generals that had surprisingly low total WAR despite a reputation as master tacticians. Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate States Army, finished with a negative WAR (-1.89), suggesting an average general would have had more success than Lee leading the Confederacy’s armies. Lee was saddled with considerable disadvantages, including a large deficit in the size of his military and available resources. Still, his reputation as an adept tactician is likely undeserved, and his WAR supports the historians who have criticized his overall strategy and handling of key battles, such as ordering the disastrous ‘Pickett’s Charge’ on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg. In the words of University of South Carolina professor Thomas Connely, “One ponders whether the South may not have fared better had it possessed no Robert E. Lee.
His Generals wrote down this is the Struggle at Waterloo against Napoleon, and This Is the fight against Caesar. No doubt those two together start looking like they put down more bodies in the ground like there's a calculator in their heads. Then you ask, how long am I getting away with this?

More than making a Numerical Calculator of psychopathy of numerical 'tactical battle genius' out of a Total War computer game, you applied it to Gen. Lee in the article,as if, they applied that to him and everyone's proven wrong. Now citing Confederate veterans from 1900 its a fight against Caesar, and Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson are shown together, and I get a message about the apprehension of John Brown in which Robert E Lee was presiding and JEB Stuart were present. Stonewall Jackson visits Harper's Ferry in two later battles but not the first one, "John Brown's Fort".
 
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His Generals wrote down this is the Struggle at Waterloo against Napoleon, and This Is the fight against Caesar. No doubt those two together start looking like they put down more bodies in the ground like there's a calculator in their heads. Then you ask, how long am I getting away with this?

More than making a Numerical Calculator of psychopathy of numerical 'tactical battle genius' out of a Total War computer game, you applied it to Gen. Lee in the article,as if, they applied that to him and everyone's proven wrong. Now citing Confederate veterans from 1900 its a fight against Caesar, and Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson are shown together, and I get a message about the apprehension of John Brown in which Robert E Lee was presiding and JEB Stuart were present. Stonewall Jackson visits Harper's Ferry in two later battles but not the first one, "John Brown's Fort".
This is why your stuff gets sent to off topic... I first thought maybe you were going to tell us about how TotalWar games calculate different generals performanced and gives a score... But you chose some random jump to John Brown.
 

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This is why your stuff gets sent to off topic... I first thought maybe you were going to tell us about how TotalWar games calculate different generals performanced and gives a score... But you chose some random jump to John Brown.
Put in the Kill-Death Ratio for Nathan Bedford Forrest massacres 300 black soldiers. Well, I said that's not at all how anyone knew Robert E. Lee.
 

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Put in the Kill-Death Ratio for Nathan Bedford Forrest massacres 300 black soldiers. Well, I said that's not at all how anyone knew Robert E. Lee.
nonsense... I ask you about games you played(totalWar) and if they mention how they calculate historic figure generalship scores... Either you know or will look it up or not but not nonsense...
 

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nonsense... I ask you about games you played(totalWar) and if they mention how they calculate historic figure generalship scores... Either you know or will look it up or not but not nonsense...
Just like these scores! Ya, you're a general that loses half the number that you kill, and it gives you a big victory, and you repeat it, and everyone robotically likes you and gives you everything.
 

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Just like these scores!
You are no help in advancing the thread or in humor or knowledge. You have help none... at least I think you gave a good faith effort?
 
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