Wild Pitches: Rumblings, Grumblings, and Reflections on the Game I Love

Wild Pitches: Rumblings, Grumblings, and Reflections on the Game I Love

by Jayson Stark
     
 

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Every baseball fan knows that Derek Jeter and Albert Pujols are among the best to ever play the game. But how do their high-priced contracts impact their teams’ abilities to compete for a World Series title? Which managers and executives are best at getting the most out of their roster, year-in and year-out? And how does sabremetrics play into all of this? In

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Every baseball fan knows that Derek Jeter and Albert Pujols are among the best to ever play the game. But how do their high-priced contracts impact their teams’ abilities to compete for a World Series title? Which managers and executives are best at getting the most out of their roster, year-in and year-out? And how does sabremetrics play into all of this? In this book, veteran ESPN columnist Jayson Stark explores these questions and many more. Supplemented with insightful commentary from countless baseball insiders, it gives baseball fans a rare, fascinating glimpse into the why behind the game’s winners and losers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600789427
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
05/01/2014
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
558,880
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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