Understanding sabermetrics : an introduction to the science of baseball statistics (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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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:   eBook : Document : 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"--Provided by publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Costa, Gabriel B.
Understanding sabermetrics.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008
(DLC) 2007042474
(OCoLC)176648876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel B Costa; Michael R Huber; John T Saccoman
ISBN: 9780786451319 0786451319
OCLC Number: 795566710
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Understanding Sabermetrics; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Pre-Game; Batting Practice; Infield Practice; Inning 1; Inning 2; Inning 3; Inning 4; Inning 5; Inning 6; Inning 7; Seventh-Inning Stretch; Inning 8; Inning 9; Extra Innings; Clubhouse; Appendix; References; Index; About the Authors
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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