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The Sabermetric Revolution [electronic resource] : Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball / Benjamin Baumer, Andrew Zimbalist.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Baumer, Benjamin, author.
Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014].
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (208p.) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Baseball -- Mathematical models.
Baseball -- Statistical methods.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Benjamin Baumer teaches statistics and mathematics at Smith College. He was formerly the statistical analyst for the baseball operations department of the New York Mets. Andrew Zimbalist is Robert A. Woods Professor of Economics at Smith College, a frequent sports industry consultant and media commentator, and author of many books, including In the Best Interests of Baseball? Governing the National Pastime.
Summary:
The Sabermetric Revolution examines the increasingly widespread use of sabermetrics to evaluate baseball player performance. Along the way, the book corrects common misconceptions about "moneyball" and evaluates the success of analytics in baseball front offices.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
1. Revisiting Moneyball
2. The Growth and Application of Baseball Analytics Today
3. An Overview of Current Sabermetric Thought I
4. An Overview of Current Sabermetric Thought II
5. The Moneyball Diaspora
6. Analytics and the Business of Baseball
7. Estimating the Impact of Sabermetrics
The Expected run Matrix
Modeling the Effectiveness of Sabermetric Statistics
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
14 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed March 24, 2015)
Contributor:
Zimbalist, Andrew, author.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780812209129
OCLC:
874149931
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812209129 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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