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≺ Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball library ⊾ By Keith Law ⋟ ≺ Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball library ⊾ By Keith Law ⋟ Predictably Irrational meets Moneyball in ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Laws iconoclastic look at the numbers game of baseball, proving why some of the most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, explaining what numbers actually work, and exploring what the rise of Big Data means for the future of the sport.For decades, statistics such as batting average, saves recorded, and pitching won lost records have been used to measure individual players and teams potential and success But in the past fifteen years, a revolutionary new standard of measurementsabermetricshas been embraced by front offices in Major League Baseball and among fantasy baseball enthusiasts But while sabermetrics is recognized as being smarter and accurate, traditionalists, including journalists, fans, and managers, stubbornly believe that the old waya combination of outdated numbers and gut instinctis still the best way Baseball, they argue, should be run by people, not by numbers.In this informative and provocative book, the renowned ESPN analyst and senior baseball writer demolishes a centurys worth of accepted wisdom, making the definitive case against the long established view Armed with concrete examples from different eras of baseball history, logic, a little math, and lively commentary, he shows how the allegiance to these numbersdating back to the beginning of the professional gameis firmly rooted not in accuracy or success, but in baseballs irrational adherence to tradition While Law gores sacred cows, from clutch performers to RBIs to the infamous save rule, he also demystifies sabermetrics, explaining what these new numbers really are and why theyre vital He also considers the games future, examining how teams are using Datafrom PhDs to sophisticated statistical databasesto build future rosters changes that will transform baseball and all of professional sports Smart Baseball Keith Law Hardcover HarperCollins US Smart The Story behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining Game, New Ones Running It, and Right Way to Think about by On Sale Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover Spend get FREE shipping on HC Behind Baseball, Info you Need Appreciate Game I have always devoured baseball stats, played table games as kid APBA was my choice later computer version so perfect read for someone like me also believe it will enhance enjoyment understanding of anyone who simply enjoys Old Brought life s unapologetic style, is an iconoclastic look at numbers game baseball, proving why some most trusted stats are surprisingly wrong, detailing that actually work, revealing what rise Big Data means future sport Strike World 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Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball

 

    • Smart Baseball: The Story Behind the Old Stats That Are Ruining the Game, the New Ones That Are Running It, and the Right Way to Think About Baseball
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    • Kindle
    • 0062490222
    • Keith Law
    • English
    • 23 March 2017

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