Covering the Bases: Making Sense of Bill James' Statistical Nonsense (Paperback)

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Covering the Bases: Making Sense of Bill James' Statistical Nonsense (Paperback)

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Albert Einstein once said Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein never met Bill James.

For years baseball fans have been praising the so-called "Guru of Statistics." Now, you can join the Woodward and Bernstein of the baseball world as they uncover the TRUTH about sabermetrics and the baseball pariah that is Bill James.

The mainstream sports media, as well as men inside the game, have ignored the obvious for years; Bill James' methods, formulae, and approach to the game DO NOT WORK.

In Covering the Bases: Making Sense of Bill James' Statistical Nonsense, Walsh and McFall will take you deeper into the modern statistical mindset than anyone has gone before.

After months of researching and examining James' writings, they have systematically revealed the fallacies perpetuated by Bill James and his fellow sabermetricians.

Join them in discovering the truth about Runs Created and Win Shares. Find out the REAL reason the Boston Red Sox won the 2004 World Series. And discover new and accurate non-sabermetric calculations such as scoring position percentage.

Product Details ISBN: 9780595389483
ISBN-10: 0595389481
Publisher: iUniverse
Publication Date: May 5th, 2006
Pages: 244
Language: English