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The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery
by Bill James
2018 Edgar Award Finalist—Best Fact Crime Using unprecedented, dramatically compelling sleuthing techniques, legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applies his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery surrounding one of the deadliest serial killers in American history. Between 1898 and 1912...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Politics, History and Current Events
Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence
by Bill James
The man who revolutionized the way we think about baseball now examines our cultural obsession with murder—delivering a unique, engrossing, brilliant history of tabloid crime in America. Celebrated writer and contrarian Bill James has voraciously read true crime throughout his life and has been interested in writing a book on the topic...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs; All Nonfiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
The Bill James Handbook 2018
by Bill James, Baseball Info Solutions
Bill James and Baseball Info Solutions team of analysts continue to pack in new content, including a fresh look at the continues rise and effectiveness of The Shift and a new breakdown of home runs and long flyouts. And, as always, the book forecasts fresh hitter and pitcher projections for those looking to get an early jump on the next...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame: Baseball, Cooperstown, and the Politics of Glory
by Bill James
Arguing about the merits of players is the baseball fan's second favorite pastime and every year the Hall of Fame elections spark heated controversy. In a book that's sure to thrill--and infuriate--countless fans, Bill James takes a hard look at the Hall, probing its history, its politics and, most of all, its decisions.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract
by Bill James
When Bill James published his original Historical Baseball Abstract in 1985, he produced an immediate classic, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the “holy book of baseball.” Now, baseball's beloved “Sultan of Stats” (The Boston Globe) is back with a fully revised and updated edition for the new millennium.Like the original, The...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The Bill James Guide to Baseball Managers
by Bill James
Widely considered to be one of the greatest minds in the history of the game, Bill James has changed the way we think about the sport of baseball. In this chronicle of field generals, strategists, and occasional cannon fodder, James writes with piercing insight about the men who hold what may be the most important spot in the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The Bill James Handbook 2017
by Bill James, Baseball Info Solutions
Bill James and the Baseball Info Solutions team of analysts continue to pack in new content, including a fresh look at the continued rise and effectiveness of The Shift and a new breakdown of home runs and long flyouts. And, as always, the book forecasts fresh hitter and pitcher projections for those looking to get an early jump on the...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers: An Historical Compendium of Pitching, Pitchers, and Pitches
by Bill James
Pitchers, the pitches they throw, and how they throw them -- these days it's the stuff of constant scrutiny, but there's never been anything like a comprehensive source for such information. That's what preeminent baseball analyst Bill James and ESPN.com baseball columnist Rob Neyer realized over lunch more than a dozen years ago....
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
Fools Rush Inn: More Detours on the Way to Conventional Wisdom
by Bill James
In this second collection of recent articles (the first was Solid Fool's Gold), groundbreaking sabermetrician and baseball historian Bill James takes his unique way of looking at the world and applies it to topics as diverse as the major league players who went out on top, whether ground ball pitchers are as good (or as bad) as people...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
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