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“Beautiful, number-crunched combination of statistical and graphic-design geekery” ―New York Times Magazine
“The greatest baseball infographics ever.” ―Slate
“Often wacky and always engaging” ―Sports Illustrated
“Infographics much more stunning than those you'd find in USA Today” ―Deadspin
“Contains a lifetime of baseball knowledge.” ―Toronto Star
“Irreverent and entertaining” ―Baseball America
“The combination of [Robinson's] precisely created charts and the offbeat things they chart reflects a brain firmly, winningly divided between the game's childlike, imaginative pull and the over-thought technocracy of its sabermetrics era.” ―The Second Pass
“Casual fans will definitely appreciate the trivia and visual aesthetics of Robinson's infographics. It's also a book that packs a ton of information for real fans--I find myself looking at the graphics over and over because I know I will find more value each time I pick up the book up.” ―Kevin Lai, Hardball Times
“Do yourself a favor and buy this book. It provides insight into the game of baseball you won't find anywhere else. You'll also have the coolest book on your coffee table for when you throw one of those dinner parties you keep having.” ―Mop Up Duty
Craig Robinson is, among other things, an Englishman and a New York Yankees fan with a soft spot for the Colorado Rockies and a man-crush on Ichiro. Last season he played outfield for the Prenzlauer Berg Piranhas in the Berlin Mixed Softball League (AVG .452 SLG .548 OBP .575). His previous book, Atlas, Schmatlas: A Superior Atlas of the World, was deemed "highly inappropriate" by the director of the Forsyth County Public Library. His Web site is www.flipflopflyball.com.
Two of my favourite things combined in one book... Baseball and info graphics. What's not to like?
Crisply printed and full of surprising info.
I first got turned on to Craig Robinson's quirky and attractive baseball art through UniWatch, and I have become a huge fan of his. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Chazberg
I don't remember how I came across this book, but I knew it was the perfect gift for my husband. He was pleasantly surprised and has spent quite a bit of time looking at the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
Any baseball fan would love it, and the graphic design is spectacular!
Of course, the statistics are now a tad dated, but for the true fan, that's really not an issue.
A future gift for a youngish baseball fan who likes facts and trivia about anything. I enjoyed looking thru it myself. Not just an ordinary statistics book. Read morePublished on July 16, 2013 by H. Freeman
If you are like me and spend most of your time looking at charts and graphs at work, you will love this book. Read morePublished on January 6, 2013 by Andy E.
What a great book! After visiting the author's website and thoroughly enjoying his infographics, I was so happy when he put together a book. Read morePublished on November 11, 2012 by K. Wilson
This is a fun book that any baseball fan will enjoy. It's filled with graphics illustrating all sorts of baseball statistics, often in clever ways. Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by Paper Pen
If you love baseball, get this book. The trivia is fantastic, the infographics delightful, and it's a hefty hardcover which is seldom made any more. Read morePublished on September 19, 2012 by Adrian Black