Every November 1, thousands of avid baseball fans eagerly await The Bill James Handbook--the first, best, most complete annual baseball reference guide available. Full of exclusive stats, this book is the most comprehensive resource on every hit, pitch, and catch in Major League Baseball's 2014 season--and includes player projections for 2015.
In Good Wood, New York Times writer Stuart Miller takes
readers on a journey through the rich and storied—and
occasionally nefarious—story of the baseball bat and those
who have made them and swung them.
The Fielding Bible—Volume IV is a thorough compilation of the latest breakthroughs in defensive analytics from Baseball Info Solutions. With information previously exclusive to major league teams, Volume III is 100% new material that builds on the well received Volumes I and II. Included are comprehensive defensive evaluations, a study on the effectiveness of the "Ted Williams shift", the new Timer Plus/Minus system, and updated Defensive Runs Saved numbers that estimate the value of each fielder in Major League Baseball.
In this second collection of recent articles (the first was Solid Fool's Gold), groundbreaking sabermetrician and baseball historian Bill James takes his unique way of looking at the world in 18 diverse articles.