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Visualizing Baseball

Author: Jim Albert
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A collection of graphs will be used to explore the game of baseball. Graphical displays will be used to show how measures of batting and pitching performance have changed over time, to explore the career trajectories of players, to undiferstand the importance of the pitch count, and to see the patterns of speed, movement, and location of different types of pitches. Each chapter would consist of a series of graphs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Statistics
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Albert
ISBN: 1498782779 9781498782777 9781351370226 1351370227 9781351370219 1351370219
OCLC Number: 1031317832
Description: 1 online resource (x, 142 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1 History of Baseball --
chapter 2 Career Trajectories --
chapter 3 Runs Expectancy --
chapter 4 The Count --
chapter 5 PITCHf/x Data --
chapter 6 Batted Balls --
chapter 7 Plate Discipline --
chapter 8 Probability and Modeling --
chapter 9 Streakiness and Clutch Play.
Responsibility: Jim Albert.

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"A collection of graphs will be used to explore the game of baseball. Graphical displays will be used to show how measures of batting and pitching performance have changed over time, to explore the career trajectories of players, to undiferstand the importance of the pitch count, and to see the patterns of speed, movement, and location of different types of pitches. Each chapter would consist of a series of graphs together with paragraphs of description and explanation so the readifer fully undiferstands the variables, any statistical methods, and the message communicated by the graphic."--Provided by publisher.

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"Jim Albert has a new book out. It's called Visualizing Baseball and it's a treat. It is a pretty short book-just 135 pages-and many of those pages are filled with graphs rather than text. Jim is Read more...

 
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