From Library Journal
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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James is usually excellent and this book is no exception. He goes through a large number of great/good managers: Mack, McGraw, Lasorda, Herzog, etc. Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Davis
Intriguing look at baseball's skippers. You'd be hard pressed to dismiss the importance of a good manager after chewing in this book.Published 4 months ago by Tom Bass
A lot more interesting than I thought it would be. Very enjoyable book.Published 4 months ago by Canonguy
Might be my favorite of James's books. The historical perspective is unmatched.Published 6 months ago by Dana King
Bill James has an informal and engaging writing style. While the book has lots of statistics (James is the father of Sabermetrics, after all), he never gets bogged down with... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Robert P. Webber
As usual w James, there are tons of great insights & clever colloquial writing. Even though he's best known for stats, he is a wonderfully descriptive writer w a great sense of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Plainclothes
As always, Bill James delivers a thorough analysis of his chosen topic (this time, baseball managers) with an occasionally self-referential, matter-of-fact, colloquial style. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kirill Makarenko