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.
Three years ago, the authors of The Fielding Bible released research strongly advocating for the increased usage of shift defenses across baseball. Since then, defensive shifting in Major League Baseball has increased over 500 percent and has shown no sign of slowing down! What are the next frontiers for fielding analysis? Find out here.
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.