The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract

The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract Author Bill James
ISBN-10 0743227220
ISBN-13 9780743227223
Year 2003-06-13
Pages 1024
Language English
Publisher Free Press
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When Bill James published his original Historical Baseball Abstract in 1985 he produced an immediate classic hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the holy book of baseball Now baseball s beloved Sultan of Stats The Boston Globe is back with a fully revised and updated edition for the new millennium Like the original The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is really several books in one The Game provides a century s worth of American baseball history told one decade at a time with energetic facts and figures about How Where and by Whom the game was played In The Players you ll find listings of the top 100 players at each position in the major leagues along with James s signature stats based ratings method called Win Shares a way of quantifying individual performance and calculating the offensive and defensive contributions of catchers pitchers infielders and outfielders And there s more the Reference section covers Win Shares for each season and each player and even offers a Win Share team comparison A must have for baseball fans and historians alike The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is as essential entertaining and enlightening as the sport itself

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