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The Bill James Gold Mine 2008

The man who revolutionized baseball is doing it again.

ISBN: 978-0-87946-320-5

- Product #: 928
- Format: book
- Binding: Paperback
- Page Count: 320
- Trim Size: 8.5 x 11
- Pub. Date: February 2008

Price: $21.95

Starting in the 1970s, a night watchman wfrom Kansas forever changed the way that many people view baseball analysis and ultimately the game itself. Now Bill James is doing it again with The Bill James Gold Mine—a groundbreaking collection of original essays, statistical profiles, and hidden "nuggets" of information worth their weight in gold.

Always known for his piercing wit and cutting analysis, Bill James wrote 17 new essays for The Bill James Gold Mine, including:

  • Clutch Hitter of the Year
  • Measuring Consistency
  • Closer Fatigue
  • Strength Up the Middle
  • Bullpens and Crunches
  • Hall of Famers Among Us

Of course, it wouldn't be from Bill James if it didn't come with innovative and intriguing profiles and nuggets of statistical information on players from all 30 teams, including:

  • Impacting by Position in Inning
  • Pitching Type Analysis
  • Pitcher's Record of Opposing Batters
  • Games Played by Opening Day Starters
  • Pitching/Batting Records Against Quality of Opposition
  • Team Record by Home Runs