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Sabermetrics Baseball, Steroids, and How the Game has Changed Over the Past Two Generations

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Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 04/2022

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Sabermetrics: Baseball, Steroids, and How the Game has Changed Over the Past Two Generations offers an introduction to this increasing area of interest to statisticians, students of the game, and many others. Pairing a primer on the applied math with an overview of the origin of the field and its context within baseball today, the work provides an engaging resource for students and interested readers. It includes coverage of relevant baseball history, Bill James and SABR, broken records and steroids.

Drawing on the author's experience teaching the subject at Seton Hall University since 1988, Sabermetrics also offers practice questions and solutions for class use.


1. An appreciation of baseball and its mathematics
2. Is baseball still the national pastime?
3. Baseball before steroids
4. Bill James and the genesis of sabermetrics
5. Rattling the sabermetrics
6. The annihilation of records: Where have you gone, Babe Ruth?
7. Steroids, etc.
8. Scandal scarred: A discussion of our national pastime's controversial history
9. The last inning
10. Epilogue: Where have we been? Where do we go from here? A final word from the editor


Gabriel B. Costa is currently a visiting professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point and is on the faculty at Seton Hall. And is an engineer. He holds many titles and fills them with distinction. He has a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics from Stevens Institute of Technology. He has also co-authored another Academic Press book with Richard Bronson, Matrix Methods.

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Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 153 x 18 x 229 mm
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:Approx. 150 illustrations
Pagine Arabe: 224

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