The Bill James Handbook 2017

The Bill James Handbook 2017

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ISBN-13: 9780879466480
Publisher: ACTA Sports
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 600
File size: 203 MB
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About the Author

Named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine, Bill James changed the way we view baseball forever using, what he termed, sabermetrics which scientifically analyzes and studies baseball through statistical data. A historian, statistician, and writer, he has written over two dozen books. He is currently the Senior Baseball Operations Advisor for the Boston Red Sox.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Starting Pitcher Rankings 5

Run Impact of Events Bill James 11

Long Flies and Big Flies Bill James 23

Team Statistics 31

Team Efficiency Summary 41

The Fielding Bible Awards John Dewan 45

Shift Update John Dewan 59

Hits Lost and Gained to the Shift 61

Defensive Runs Saved Leaders 67

Career Register 73

Fielding Statistics 337

Runs Saved Multi-Year Summary 35?

Baserunning 357

Stolen Base Attempt Times 369

Relief Pitching 371

Pitchers Hitting, Fielding, & Holding Runners, and Hitters Pitching 385

Hitter Analysis 399

Pitcher Analysis 407

Pitchers' Repertoires Bill James 417

Average Fastball Velocity by Age 433

Pinch Hitting 439

Manufactured Runs, Productive

Outs, & Unproductive Outs 445

Managers Record 451

Ballparks and Park Indices 465

Lefty/Righty Statistics 481

Leader Boards 499

Home Run Robberies 535

Win Shares Bill James 537

Instant Replay 547

Hall of Fame Monitor Bill James 549

2017 Hitter Projections Bill James 557

2017 Pitcher Projections Bill James 571

The Favorite Toy 581

The 300-Win Candidates Bill James 585

Baseball Glossary 587

Minor League Abbreviation Key 601

Baseball Info Solutions 605

Acknowledgments 607

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