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From the Publisher
The Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2007
is indispensable for serious baseball fans. It is the best place to find innovative stats combined with accurate and piercing analysis. This comprehensive book covers the entire 2006 season from the first pitch to the last out, and it is also the first book of its kind to include a review of the postseason and World Series. The Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2007
contains a wealth of graphs, unique batted ball stats, and Win Share breakdowns for each player in the major leagues.
It also includes:
Detailed reviews of the devision races and postseason action
Cutting-edge statistics such as Win Shares and Win Probability Added
An insightful look at the minor leagues from FirstInning.com
Comprehensive team stats and graphs
Team-by-team individual hitting and fielding numbers
Articles on the World Baseball Classic, baseball history, and much more!
Some of the guest authors include ESPN's Rob Neyer, John Dewan, and Deadspin's Will Leitch.