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

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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Product Features

  • Learn how to better understand and enjoy the game of baseball
  • Understand why statistics are flawed and how you can still get value from them
  • Uncover new statistics that will change how you watch baseball games, study your own players, or make decisions in general
  • An unprecedented look at America's favorite sport

Product Overview

  • Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (March 13, 2018)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0062490230
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0062490230
  • Item Weight : 8 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.31 x 0.72 x 8 inches

About 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

In Smart Baseball, ESPN veteran writer and statistical analyst Keith Law proves why some of the most trusted baseball stats are surprisingly wrong. He explains what numbers actually work and explores what the rise of Big Data means for the future of the sport. For decades, 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 or so, a new breed of statistic has arisen that can paint a more accurate picture of player performance. This book dives into the world of sabermetrics—the mathematical analysis of baseball—to explore which stats really matter, how they can be used effectively, and what they mean for the future of

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  • -Learn about the history of baseball statistics and how they've changed over time
  • -Understand the new statistics that are changing the game today
  • -Gain a better understanding of how to think about baseball and make decisions based on data
  • -See how analytics can help your team win more games

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