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Understanding sabermetrics : an introduction to the science of baseball statistics

Author: Gabriel B Costa; Michael R Huber; John T Saccoman
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Numbers and baseball go together like America and apple pie. Sabermetrics, defined as the "search for objective knowledge about baseball" and "the mathematical and statistical analysis of baseball records" by noted author Bill James who coined the term, has become perhaps the most important baseball evaluation tool available to researchers. This book is a Sabermetrics primer"--Résumé de l'éditeur.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel B Costa; Michael R Huber; John T Saccoman
ISBN: 9780786433889 0786433884
OCLC Number: 1131671729
Description: xiv, 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Simple additive formulas --
Peak versus career performance --
The equivalence coefficient --
The linear weights school : offense --
The linear weights school : pitching and defense --
The runs-created school --
Win shares --
Park effects --
Creating measures and doing sabermetrics : some examples.
Responsibility: Gabriel B. Costa, Michael R. Huber and John T. Saccoman.
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Offering an introduction to the basics of sabermetric analysis, this book explains concepts, including normalization, peak versus career performance, linear weights and runs created, as well as  Read more...

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