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Author Braun, Eric, 1971- author.
Title Stathead baseball : how data changed the sport / by Eric Braun.
Pub Info North Mankato, Minnesota : Compass Point Books, [2019]
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 796.357 BRA     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series CPB grades 4-8. Stathead sports
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 1 1 197307
Audience Ages 9-14.
Summary "In pro baseball today, it's good to be a stathead. Managers use stats to decide who should be in the lineup each game, where fielders should be positioned, and when to signal for a bunt or a steal. Players use stats to prepare for games and to get an edge from the first pitch to the final out. And sports reporters rely on data to explain the game. Today's baseball fans, who always want to be in the know, get more out of the action by joining the ranks of the statheads"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents How a stat ruined one team's season -- Baseball has always loved numbers -- A new way of thinking about stats -- Small changes take hold -- Advanced statistics go mainstream -- The next frontier.
Subject Baseball -- Statistical methods -- Juvenile literature.
Related To Online version: Braun, Eric, 1971- Stathead baseball. North Mankato, Minnesota : Compass Point Books, [2019] 9781543514575 (DLC) 2018027117
ISBN 9781543514490 (hardcover)
1543514499
9781543514537 (pbk.)
1543514537
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