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The only rule is it has to work : our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team  Cover Image Book Book

The only rule is it has to work : our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team

Summary: "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"--

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  • ISBN: 9781627795647
  • ISBN: 1627795642
  • ISBN: 9781627795654
  • Physical Description: print
    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.
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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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 796.357 LIN (Text) 33187004523847 Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville 796.357 LINDBERGH (Text) 33946003156135 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 796.357 LIN (Text)
Funding source: DePrez Fund [ wp 2017-02-02 @ SHCPLSC ]
78731000499614 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 796.3576 LIN (Text) 70741000140183 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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