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Behind-the-Scenes Baseball: Real-Life Applications of Statistical Analysis Actually Used by Major League Teams and Other Stories
     

Behind-the-Scenes Baseball: Real-Life Applications of Statistical Analysis Actually Used by Major League Teams and Other Stories

by Doug Decatur
 

ISBN-10: 0879463007

ISBN-13: 9780879463007

Pub. Date: 02/15/2006

Publisher: ACTA Publications

For the baseball fan wondering why, when and how analytical managers and GMs make key decisions in a game and over a season, this insider's book explains the practical uses of statistics in baseball. Written in three parts, Behind-the-Scenes Baseball begins with stories from Doug Decatur's long career as a statistical consultant. Part Two is the GM IQ Test, a test of

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For the baseball fan wondering why, when and how analytical managers and GMs make key decisions in a game and over a season, this insider's book explains the practical uses of statistics in baseball. Written in three parts, Behind-the-Scenes Baseball begins with stories from Doug Decatur's long career as a statistical consultant. Part Two is the GM IQ Test, a test of what every major league manager and GM should know--but doesn't. Part Three is a concise look at the Houston Astros 2004 run for the pennant.

Decatur has worked as a statistical consultant for the Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros and player agent Myles Shoda.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879463007
Publisher:
ACTA Publications
Publication date:
02/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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