Baseball Dynasties: The Greatest Teams of All Time

Baseball Dynasties: The Greatest Teams of All Time

by Rob Neyer, Eddie Epstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393048940
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2000
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Order Out of Chaos11
Glossary of Statistical Terms17
Chapter 11906 Chicago Cubs25
Chapter 21911 Philadelphia Athletics45
Chapter 31912 New York Giants64
Chapter 4Way Back When: The Best of the Nineteenth Century84
Chapter 51927 New York Yankees92
Chapter 61929 Philadelphia Athletics112
Chapter 71939 New York Yankees132
Chapter 8The Worst Teams of All Time151
Chapter 91942 St. Louis Cardinals165
Chapter 101953 New York Yankees184
Chapter 111955 Brooklyn Dodgers202
Chapter 12There Were Others: The Greatest Black Teams222
Chapter 131961 New York Yankees229
Chapter 141970 Baltimore Orioles251
Chapter 151974 Oakland A's271
Chapter 16They Just Missed the Cut294
Chapter 171975 Cincinnati Reds303
Chapter 181986 New York Mets322
Chapter 191998 New York Yankees342
Chapter 20And the Winner Is ...361
AppendixStandard Deviation Scores377

What People are Saying About This

Bill James

Bill James

It's wonderful to read a book by someone who really knows something about the great teams, knows things that I don't know, knows even important things that I didn't know. This is the book that everybody else who writes about great teams, for the next 30 years, will have to begin by reading, just so they know what they're talking about.

George F. Will

George F. Will

Baseball teams thrive on arguments. This book will start enough of them to keep the Hot Stove League in session all year long.

Davey Johson

Davey Johnson

Few athletes are part of one baseball dynasty. I was fortunate enough to be part of two. This book captures the unique characteristics that make great teams great.

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