The Numbers Game
Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Imprint:||Thomas Dunne Books|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Most baseball fans, players and even team executives assume that the National Pastime's infatuation with statistics is simply a byproduct of the information age, a phenomenon that blossomed only after the arrival of Bill James and computers in the 1980s. They couldn't be more wrong.
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