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Paths to glory : how great baseball teams got that way

Author: Mark L Armour; Daniel R Levitt
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armour, Mark L.
Paths to glory.
Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, ©2003
(OCoLC)606958534
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Armour; Daniel R Levitt
ISBN: 157488560X 9781574885606
OCLC Number: 51336483
Description: xiii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ned Hanlon, opportunist: the 1899 Brooklyn Superbas --
A great off-season: the 1915 Philadelphia Phillies --
Turmoil and determination: the 1917 Chicago White Sox --
Clark Griffith, patience: the 1924 Washington Senators --
Rags to riches: a history of the relief pitcher --
The height of folly: the 1930s Boston Red Sox --
Following the recipe: the 1948 Boston Braves --
What happened? The vagaries of history: the postwar Boston Red Sox --
An unexpected drop-off: the 1960s Minnesota Twins --
Player growth and decline: patterns in aging --
Plans gone awry: the 1971 California Angles --
Brilliance and bombast: the 1970s Oakland Athletics --
The new specialist: the fireman vs. the closer --
Unfulfilled promise: the early 1980s Montreal Expos --
A change of plans: the 1997 Florida Marlins --
Translating minor league ability: an outside view --
Unheralded dynasty: the 1990s Atlanta Braves --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1: Player valuation methodology --
Appendix 2: Measuring park effects --
Appendix 3: Defensive efficiency record --
Appendix 4: S-curve methodology --
Appendix 5: Win probability added --
Appendix 6: Offenisve winning percentage --
Appendix 7: Minor league translation methodology.
Responsibility: Mark L. Armour and Daniel R. Levitt.

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"This is a book about decisions, good and bad, and long-term results. . . a fascinating and very different look at baseball history." MANSFIELD (OHIO) NEWS JOURNAL Not everyone can write a great Read more...

 
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