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The Numbers Game

Baseball's Lifelong Fascination With Statistics

by Alan Schwarz and Peter Gammons

Paperback, 270 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $14.99 |

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The Numbers Game
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Baseball's Lifelong Fascination With Statistics
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Alan Schwarz and Peter Gammons

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A history of the practice and relevance of baseball statistics keeping recounts how the tradition began, evolved, and become a focus of expert analysis and fan study, offering insight into the people who contributed to its popularity. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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