"This is a book about decisions, good and bad, and long-term results. . . a fascinating and very different look at baseball history."
"Not everyone can write a great baseball book . . . Mark Armour and Dan Levitt have succeeded, and they deserve our congratulations."
"A 'must-read' for professional baseball fans and anyone seeking to learn team-building tips from the pros."
Daniel R. Levitt is a baseball researcher devoted to resolving historical questions about pitch counts and the lowest single-season ERA, but during the day he manages capital markets for a national commercial real estate firm. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mark Armour is a Red Sox fan who works in the sorftware industry and dreams of the day when he can talk about his team's path to glory. He has published articles with the Society of American Baseball Research (SABR).
Paths to Glory doesn't fulfill the promise delivered by the book's title. Instead it diverges into statistical minutiae, and spends minimal verbiage on "HOW" or "Great Teams". Read morePublished on August 7, 2005 by Professor Rowe