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Having been an avid read of James' Baseball Abstracts in the 1980s, I have forgotten what a terrific writer he really is. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ed Kless
a pretty interesting book if you like wrapping your head around numbers. Probably not a good book for everyone, but he gives insights into an analytical mind interested in mining... Read morePublished 8 months ago by DR
Surprising in that it shows Bill James noodling around with ideas some cogent; some arcane
Would not think a true baseball fan of James will be impressed if having already... Read more
Bill James made his reputation challenging the conventional wisdom behind Major League Baseball through his statistical analyses of the sport and its players, sabremetrics. Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by Drew Shaw
I had never read Bill James before but was enthusiastic to hear from the man who basically changed the way the game of baseball is being analyzed. Read morePublished on June 26, 2011 by Firat Inceoglu
As a geeky teenager in early 80s, I stumbled upon Bill James Baseball Abstract in the book store. I was enthralled. It changed my life, well ... Read morePublished on April 24, 2011 by W. Doran
I love reading Bill James's thoughts on baseball. Some of these essays represent James at his best ("Random vs Responsive Pitching Performance by Starting Pitchers,"... Read morePublished on April 21, 2011 by J. Runde