Crossing the Plate: The Upswing in Runs Scored by Major League Teams, 1993 to 1997

Crossing the Plate: The Upswing in Runs Scored by Major League Teams, 1993 to 1997

by Russell O. Wright

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786405367
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Statistical analyst Russell O. Wright is the author of a series of Chronology reference works on subjects including American housing, education, immigration, public health, transportation, and the stock market. He is also the author of several McFarland baseball books and lives in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
List of Figuresxi
List of Tablesxiii
Preface1
Introduction5
Part ILeague Comparisons11
Peak Years12
Ranked Years18
League Trends by Decade34
Part IITeam Comparisons51
Peak Years52
Ranked Years82
Part IIITeam Summaries109
American League110
National League138
Key Measures Leaders 1993-97166
Part IVThe Future169
The Designated Hitter170
League Trends by Year172
Winning Percentage Leaders 1993-97188
Index191

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