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174 pages (February 2007); 2.1MB download
ACTA Publications; ISBN: 087946318X
As the use of statistics becomes ever more popular, and essential, in baseball, The New Ballgame provides a user-friendly explanation of the increasingly complex statistics used in the game.
Written by Glenn Guzzo, author of the award-winning Strat-O-Matic Fanatics, this book is perfect for fans just getting into baseball stats, veteran statheads trying to explain to their significant others why they care about stats, and as a gift for kids just becoming interested in baseball statistics.
Key features include:
- Definitions for all the stats currently used in baseball
- A historical breakdown of statistics in the game
- Keeping score during a game
- Reading a box score
- Fantasy/simulation baseball games
- The future of statistics in baseball
GLENN GUZZO, former editor of The Denver Post and executive sports editor of The Philadelphia Enquirer, is the author of Strat-O-Matic Fanatics: The Unlikely Success Story of a Game That Became an American Passion. He lives in Florida with his wife and daughter.