Solid Fool's Gold by Bill James PDF

By Bill James

ISBN-10: 0879464593

ISBN-13: 9780879464592

because he first all started publishing his Baseball Abstracts within the Eighties, invoice James has consistently challenged traditional knowledge by way of asking uncomplicated questions like, "Is that truly true?" or "What if we checked out the query this way?" He has sparked a digital revolution within the manner the sport of baseball is known and performed, from how gamers are evaluated or located as to if or no longer they need to try to bunt or scouse borrow a base. In good Fool's Gold James maintains his lifelong paintings with new analyses of:*Hot pitchers, take hold of pitching, and "late profession" players*The predictability of RBI*A larger method to arrange the minor leagues*The 33 top beginning rotations and the worst groups of all time*The top pitching matchups of the Nineteen Eighties (and 2010)*How the "Expansion Time Bomb" will have an effect on the corridor of FameBut it's not simply baseball that attracts James inquisitive eye. He discusses the starting to be expectation for information and reducing effectiveness of advertisements; his new procedure for measuring rainfall; the counterproductive use of actual cease lighting fixtures and red-light cameras; and the statistical inefficiencies of the federal Transportion defense Administration.

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