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3 edition of Science of baseball found in the catalog.

Science of baseball

by John Joseph McGraw

  • 125 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by R.K. Fox in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John J. McGraw ... Also, the official rules for 1904 and schedule of games to be played ...
    SeriesFox"s athletic library,, no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV867 .M14
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. incl. front., illus., port.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6939904M
    LC Control Number04011551
    OCLC/WorldCa8593046

      “Baseball’s last hitter share[s] his secrets in this primer still used at all levels of the game.” —Paul Dickson, author of Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick Now fully revised with new illustrations and diagrams, the classic—and still the greatest—book on hitting from the last baseball player to break the magic barrier, Ted Williams/5(5).   The book -- which, as promised, provides an interesting, science-heavy look at the role the brain plays in athletics -- is available just about everywhere and in every possible format.

      Russell Carleton is a baseball writer, researcher, and fan, living in Atlanta. He has been a regular contributor to Baseball Prospectus since , writing about advanced statistical analysis in baseball, with an emphasis on the gory mathematical details. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from DePaul University in Chicago, and has provided statistical Brand: Triumph Books.   A onetime outfielder on the Michigan State baseball team, he was deeply interested in the science of the sport, so he talked Washington Senators manager Cookie Lavagetto into letting him study the.

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