The Bill James Gold Mine 2008

The Bill James Gold Mine 2008

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by Bill James
     
 

Starting in the 1970s, a night watchman wfrom Kansas forever changed the way that many people view baseball analysis and ultimately the game itself. Now Bill James is doing it again with The Bill James Gold Mine—a groundbreaking collection of original essays, statistical profiles, and hidden "nuggets" of information worth their weight in…  See more details below

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Starting in the 1970s, a night watchman wfrom Kansas forever changed the way that many people view baseball analysis and ultimately the game itself. Now Bill James is doing it again with The Bill James Gold Mine—a groundbreaking collection of original essays, statistical profiles, and hidden "nuggets" of information worth their weight in gold.

Always known for his piercing wit and cutting analysis, Bill James wrote 17 new essays for The Bill James Gold Mine, including:

  • Clutch Hitter of the Year
  • Measuring Consistency
  • Closer Fatigue
  • Strength Up the Middle
  • Bullpens and Crunches
  • Hall of Famers Among Us

Of course, it wouldn't be from Bill James if it didn't come with innovative and intriguing profiles and nuggets of statistical information on players from all 30 teams, including:

  • Impacting by Position in Inning
  • Pitching Type Analysis
  • Pitcher's Record of Opposing Batters
  • Games Played by Opening Day Starters
  • Pitching/Batting Records Against Quality of Opposition
  • Team Record by Home Runs

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879463205
Publisher:
ACTA Sports
Publication date:
03/10/2008
Pages:
317
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Bill James made his mark in the 1970s and 1980s with his mind-blowing Baseball Abstracts. He has been tearing down preconceived notions about America's national pastime ever since. He is currently the Senior Baseball Operations Advisor for the Boston Red Sox.

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