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  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

    by Michael Lewis ...
    "One of the best baseball—and management—books out....Deserves a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame."—ForbesMoneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manger, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Michael Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Watching Baseball Smarter

    A Professional Fan's Guide for Beginners, Semi-experts, and Deeply Serious Geeks

    by Zack Hample ...
    Zack Hample's bestselling, smart, and funny fan’s guide to baseball explains the ins and outs of pitching, hitting, running, and fielding, while offering insider trivia and anecdotes that will appeal to anyone—whether you're a major league couch potato, life-long season ticket-holder, or a beginner.• What is the difference between a slider and a curveball?• At which stadium did “The Wave” first ... Read more

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  • The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract

    by Bill James ...
    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 ... Read more

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  • Big Data Baseball

    Math, Miracles, and the End of a 20-Year Losing Streak

    New York Times BestsellerAfter twenty consecutive losing seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates, team morale was low, the club's payroll ranked near the bottom of the sport, game attendance was down, and the city was becoming increasingly disenchanted with its team. Pittsburghers joked their town was the city of champions…and the Pirates. Big Data Baseball is the story of how the 2013 Pirates, mired ... Read more

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  • Trading Bases

    How a Wall Street Trader Made a Fortune Betting on Baseball

    by Joe Peta ...
    An ex–Wall Street trader improved on Moneyball’s famed sabermetrics and beat the Vegas odds with his own betting methods. Here is the story of how Joe Peta turned fantasy baseball into a dream come true.Joe Peta turned his back on his Wall Street trading career to pursue an ingenious—and incredibly risky—dream. He would apply his risk-analysis skills to Major League Baseball, and treat the sport ... Read more

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  • Astroball

    The New Way to Win it All

    by Ben Reiter ...
    WHEN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED declared on the cover of a June 2014 issue that the Houston Astros would win the World Series in 2017, people thought Ben Reiter, the article's author, was crazy. The Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century. The cover story, combined with the specificity of Reiter's claim, met instant and nearly universal derision. But three years later, the Astros won the ... Read more

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  • The Baseball

    Stunts, Scandals, and Secrets Beneath the Stitches

    by Zack Hample ...
    The Baseball is a salute to the ball, filled with insider trivia, anecdotes, and generations of ball-induced insanity—from Zack Hample, the bestselling author of Watching Baseball Smarter• Which Hall of Famer once caught a ball dropped from an airplane?• Why do balls get stamped with invisible ink?• What’s the best ticket to buy for catching a foul ball?• Whic... ... Read more

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  • The Only Rule Is It Has to Work

    Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team

    The New York Times bestseller about what would happen if two statistics-minded outsiders were allowed to run a professional baseball teamIt’s the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies -- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That’s what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent ... Read more

    $15.17 AUD

  • Fools Rush Inn

    More Detours on the Way to Conventional Wisdom

    by Bill James ...
    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 and applies it to topics as diverse as the major league players who went out on top, whether ground ball pitchers are as good (or as bad) as people think, do hitters like Yasiel Puig have hot hand streaks (they ... Read more

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  • Ron Shandler's 2018 Baseball Forecaster

    & Encyclopedia of Fanalytics

    The industry's longest-running publication for baseball analysts and fantasy leaguers, the 2018 Baseball Forecaster, published annually since 1986, is the first book to approach prognostication by breaking performance down into its component parts. Rather than predicting batting average, for instance, this resource looks at the elements of skill that make up any given batter's ability to ... Read more

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  • Baseball Prospectus 2014

    The bestselling annual baseball preview from the smartest analysts in the business Now in its 19th edition, the Baseball Prospectus annual shows once again how it became the industry leader: The 2014 edition includes key stat categories, more controversial player predictions, and the kind of wise, witty baseball commentary that makes this phone-book-thick tome worth reading cover to cover. ... Read more

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  • Spalding's Baseball Guide and Official League Book for 1889

    "Spalding's Base Ball Guide" again greets the base ball public with the official records of America's national game. First issued in 1877, it has grown in popularity, has been enlarged and improved from year to year, and is now the recognized authority upon base ball matters. The statistics contained in the "Guide" can be relied upon, nearly all of them having been compiled from official records. ... Read more

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  • The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers

    An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers, and Pitches

    Pitchers, the pitches they throw, and how they throw them -- these days it's the stuff of constant scrutiny, but there's never been anything like a comprehensive source for such information. That's what preeminent baseball analyst Bill James and baseball columnist Rob Neyer realized over lunch more than a dozen years ago. Since then, they've been compiling the centerpiece of this book, ... Read more

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  • The MVP Machine

    How Baseball's New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players

    Move over, Moneyball -- this New York Times bestseller examines major league baseball's next cutting-edge revolution: the high-tech quest to build better players.As bestselling authors Ben Lindbergh and Travis Sawchik reveal in The MVP Machine, the Moneyball era is over. Fifteen years after Michael Lewis brought the Oakland Athletics' groundbreaking team-building strategies to light, every front ... Read more

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  • Picturing America's Pastime

    Historic Photography from the Baseball Hall of Fame Archives (Celebrate Dad's Day with this Happy Father's Day Gift)

    In this book, you will find:Iconic and rarely seen photos that celebrate the joy of baseball and its rich history, such as Cubs third baseman Ron Santo signing his name for fans at Wrigley Field in 1962An inside look at the Baseball Hall of Fame’s unparalleled Dean O. Cochran, Jr. Photograph Archives, including rare team portraits from the early years of the gameThrilling on-field action shots, ... Read more

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  • The 1986 New York Mets: There Was More Than Game Six

    SABR Digital Library, #35

    Book 35 - SABR Digital Library
    One of two companion volumes of biographies of the players, coaches, announcers, and others involved with the 1986 World Series, one on each team, the Mets and the Red Sox. One of the most dramatic World Series in baseball history, the 1986 series featured many more twists and turns than just "the Buckner gaffe." The Mets were a colorful group of characters including Keith Hernandez, Dwight Gooden ... Read more

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  • Atlanta Braves: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports

    by Tucker Elliot ...
    THE TEAM: The Braves are the oldest continuously operated franchise in National League history and are one of just six Major League clubs with more than 10,000 victories -- that's more than the Boston Red Sox or the New York Yankees and nearly 1,000 more than the Philadelphia Phillies (though the Phils have lost 10,000-plus games). In baseball's modern era the Braves franchise has won three World ... Read more

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  • 100 Things Phillies Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

    by Bill Baer ...
    series 100 Things...Fans Should Know
    Compiling 130 years of the Phillies, this handbook offers dedicated information to fans of Philadelphia's favorite baseball team. Topics covered include personalities, events, and facts that every fan should know without hesitation, such as important dates, player nicknames, and memorable moments. This guide to all things Phillies also includes a list of must-do Phillies-related activities, which ... Read more

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  • Great Hitting Pitchers: 2012 Edition

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  • 51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Boston Red Sox

    by Ryder Edwards ...
    Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Red Sox fan. ... Read more

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  • The 20th Century Phillies by the Numbers: You Can't Tell the Players Without a Scorecard

    by Ted Taylor ...
    Four years of labor-intensive research produced Ted’s 8th book. This 300+ page tome pays homage to Philadelphia’s oft-maligned, but always loved – Phillies. In 1915 the Phils won their first NL pennant (and they didn’t win many more). This book commemorates the 100th anniversary of that magnificent fete. In here you’ll find stuff you never suspected about guys who never knew even wore a Phillies ... Read more

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  • Cleveland Indians IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom

    by Tucker Elliot ...
    Cleveland ranks right up there with the Chicago Cubs and the pre-2004 Boston Red Sox when it comes to breaking hearts—its fans have suffered much, wandering in the proverbial desert since tasting postseason success for the second time in team history in 1948—but the Indians have never disappointed when it comes to producing great players and unforgettable moments … and they’re all in this book. ... Read more

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  • 51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Los Angeles Dodgers

    by Ryder Edwards ...
    The Dodgers won World Championships in Brooklyn and LA during the same decade and boast a devoted fan base on both coasts and all points in between; and today, thanks to past stars like Fernando Valenzuela and Chan Ho Park, that fan base is spread the world over.Every Major League team has a history—but this is the franchise of Jackie Robinson. Every Major League team has players they call “heroes ... Read more


  • 2012 Baseball Preview

    Changing the Way You Look at Baseball

    Combining statistics and graphic design into statographics, 162pixels 2012 Season Preview is a must have for any baseball fan. A preview of all 30 teams to help get you ready for the 2012 season. Through this eBook we hope to excite baseball fans about the 2012 season and provide them with information to enrich their baseball experience. Whether you are a casual or die-hard fan, this book will ... Read more

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