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Author Allen Barra says he believes in statistics, and he doesn't trust those who don't. He adds that most arguments simply demand someone look at something in a way they haven't... Read morePublished on May 11, 2014 by Barry Sparks
The author, Allen Barra, is a stats geek. Which means he spends page after page (after page after page... Read morePublished on April 20, 2011 by V. Cariaga
In recent years, books like this one (or "thinking books", as I like to call them) have seen an explosion in popularity. Read morePublished on April 2, 2011 by Zachary Koenig
I've read Allen Barra's stuff for a long time, and I was pleased that some of his thoughts had been compiled in this book. Read morePublished on August 29, 2008 by Avid Reader
I don't participate in fantasy baseball but I do appreciate the amount of research Allen Barra has put into this book. Read morePublished on January 3, 2007 by Johnny Utah
If you are the type of person who enjoys the serious discussion of baseball comparisons...like, "Who's better: Mays or Mantle?" Or "Who's the best _____ in baseball ever? Read morePublished on November 3, 2005 by M J Heilbron Jr.
Fascinating book but sometimes raw data needed a bit of refining. How about next time giving us something we can comprehend quickly when, say, comparing Ted Williams to Joe... Read morePublished on August 19, 2005 by Brian Maitland
There is baseball outside of NYC but you'd never know it from this obnoxious one-sided book. Maybe if you love cute little Bob Costas you might like it...Published on July 26, 2005 by Dan H
This book asks the questions you always asked yourself and gives you the answers. I usually can't get through baseball books with a lot of numbers, but this one made a lot of... Read morePublished on July 4, 2002 by Cori Schofield