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The only rule is it has to work : our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team / Ben Lindbergh + Sam Miller.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 796.3576 LIN (Text) 78731000499614 Adult Nonfiction Available -
 Funding source: DePrez Fund [ wp 2017-02-02 @ SHCPLSC ]
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 796.3576 LIN (Text) 70741000140183 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 796.357 LINDBERGH (Text) 33946003156135 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627795647
  • ISBN: 1627795642
  • Physical Description: 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The Sonoma Stompers : opening day roster -- Not joking at all -- Sonoma dreaming -- Modern baseball -- Tryouts -- Spreadsheet guys -- No feel -- Taking the field -- Technical difficulties -- Breaking barriers -- Fehball -- Pulling the trigger -- Evidences -- Sands of time -- Burn the ships -- It is high, it is far ... -- The Sonoma Stompers : final team statistics.
Summary, etc.:
"It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies-- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the Sonoma Stompers, offered them the chance to run its baseball operations according to the most advanced statistics. Their story in The Only Rule is it Has to Work is unlike any other baseball tale you've ever read"--
Subject: Sonoma Stompers (Baseball team)
Baseball teams > California > Sonoma.
Baseball > Management.
Baseball > Statistical methods.
Baseball > Mathematical models.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball / Statistics.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Business Aspects.

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