Skip to main content



Sunburst of Players with 100 or More Caps

I figured out how to do something unspeakable awesome this evening. I encourage everyone who knows how to work with R (or any other coding language for that matter) to explore making sunbursts. This amazing hierarchical dataviz tool is not only great for showing sequential subdivisions of groups but are also interactive, at least when built using the sunburstR package. While in your viewing window (which for me is in RStudio), just move your cursor over any sequence of wedges from the inner ring to the outer ring, and you will get in return a display of the information represented by those wedges. The only downside right now is that I can't upload the interactive version of the sunburst I created. I have to figure out how to make a Shiny app first. But I was too excited to wait to share my discovery, so for now you'll have to put up with this teaser jpeg/screenshot of the sunburst I made, which is of all players--men and women--who according to this Wikipedia page have at leas…

Latest Posts

US Open Cup Winners Word Cloud

Dallas v Kansas City: Local Player Showdown

Lower 48 Word Cloud of all USMNT Players Since 1916

USISSL Week 7 League Table

Map of All-Time Formula 1 Grand Prix Wins by Country (Drivers)

The Conventional Wisdom Table for CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying

Map of American Soccer Players in Foreign Leagues

IMPROVED Map of US Youth Soccer Registration and Current MLS Players by State

San Jose v Dallas: Local Player Showdown

US Youth Soccer Registration and Current MLS Players by State