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James argues for the enshrinement of George Davis as the best player not in the Hall of Fame (written in 1995), and like magic Davis is enshrined this year.
Still, those flaws are minor when compared to the overall quality of both the information presented and the manner in which James presents it.
Bill James is the dean of baseball statistics for a reason, and that reason's readily apparent when he's on a roll. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bill Slocum
Yes, it's a pretty long book, and very thorough as well. Bill James' argues both sides of an issue so well, you'll find yourself agreeing with everything he says until he comes to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jesse Radin
I enjoyed this book as I do most of Bill's work. I especially like that he agrees with me that Ken Boyer belongs in the Hall.Published 7 months ago by Brian K. Brinkman
I have always been intrigued by Bill James. He is most likely the premier baseball scholar of all time. Read morePublished on April 5, 2011 by Patrick M. Carroll
Serious students of the grand old game and its magic are by now well familiar with the name Bill James. Read morePublished on February 5, 2011
Bill James has a way of analyzing the game of baseball like no other statistician or baseball guru in the world. Read morePublished on September 26, 2010 by Larry Underwood
Great book. Only problem is I already own it and have read it.
More than ten years ago, in the middle of my initial Bill James kick, I bought 'The Politics Of Glory. Read more
The Baseball Hall of Fame is full of paradoxes and Bill James turns into a literary paradoxical decomposition throughout this effort. Read morePublished on November 23, 2007 by Joyce H. Cooper
This book may have been the one that finally sold me on Bill James - he asks alot of logical questions about who should and shouldn't be in the Hall Of Fame and I buy most of what... Read morePublished on June 27, 2007 by Jeffrey C. Bullock