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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

by Keith Law

Hardcover, 291 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $27.99 |

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Smart Baseball
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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
Author
Keith Law

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Book Summary

The ESPN writer presents an argument for a more accurate measurement of baseball player performance through the use of sabermetrics, as opposed to more antiquated methods that rely on irrelevant statistics and subjective observations.

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