[PDF/EBOOK] The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics


The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics

Characters Ø eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Alan Schwarz Alan Schwarz ¸ 8 Free download Review The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics Howing how baseball and its numbers have been inseparable ever since the pastime's birth in 1845 He tells the history of this obsession through the lives of the people who felt it most Henry Chadwick the 19th century writer who invented the first box score and harped endlessly about which statistics mattered and which did not; Allan Roth Branch Rickey's right hand numbers man with the late 1940s Brooklyn Dodgers; Earnshaw Cook a scientist and Manhattan Project v. Surprisingly good history of baseball stats and the people behind those stats Well worth reading

Characters Ø eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Alan Schwarz

Characters Ø eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Alan Schwarz Alan Schwarz ¸ 8 Free download Review The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics Most baseball fans players and even team executives assume that the national pastime's infatuation with statistics is simply a by product of the information age a phenomenon that blossomed only after the arrival of Bill James and computers in the 1980s They couldn't be wrongIn this award winning book Alan Schwarz whom bestselling Moneyball author Michael Lewis calls one of today's best baseball journalists provides the first ever history of baseball statistics s. Reading this book proves that you think too much about baseball and have too much time on your hands Great read though really enjoyed the evolution of measures throughout the game s history and howwhy we even started recording the wacky things that happened during a game beyond who won and lost

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Characters Ø eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Alan Schwarz Alan Schwarz ¸ 8 Free download Review The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics Eteran who retired to pursue inventing the perfect baseball statistic; John Dewan a former Strat O Matic maven who built STATS Inc into a multimillion dollar powerhouse for statistics over the Internet; and dozens Schwarz paints a history not just of baseball statistics but of the soul of the sport itself Named as ESPN's 2004 Baseball Book of the Year The Numbers Game will be an invaluable part of any fan's library and go down as one of the sport's classic books. My this game has changed and the numbers have driven most of the changes Schwarz may be writing primarily for the fan who digs deep but he tells and engaging story about the relationship between what we measure and how the game is playedThere is plenty of space given to the moneyball period Sabremetrics and Bill James influence However I was most impressed with Schwarz coverage of the first fifty years of baseball The details were fascinating

  • Paperback
  • 288
  • The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics
  • Alan Schwarz
  • English
  • 09 May 2020
  • 9780312322236

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    [PDF/EBOOK] The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics Reading this book proves that you think too much about baseball and have too much time on your hands Great read though really enjoyed the evolution of measures throughout the game's history and howwhy we even started recording the wacky things that happened during a game beyond who won and lost

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    Characters Ø eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¸ Alan Schwarz Alan Schwarz ¸ 8 Free download [PDF/EBOOK] The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics A well written book about the history and evolution of baseball statistics This is not a book on numbers rather a book about the people who developed statistics for baseball starting with the first box scores in the 1880s and winding up with current GMs and how they utilize information

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