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Ron Shandler's 2017 baseball forecaster and encyclopedia of fanalytics / Ray Murphy & Brent Hershey, editors ; Brandon Kruse, associate editor.

Shandler, Ron (Ronald), (author.). Murphy, Ray, (editor.). Hershey, Brent, (editor.). Kruse, Brandon, (editor.).

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  • ISBN: 9781633196957 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 163319695X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Triumph Books : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: The industry's longest-running publication for baseball analysts and fantasy leaguers, the 2017 Baseball Forecaster, published annually since 1986, is the first book to approach prognostication by breaking performance down into its component parts. Rather than predicting batting average, for instance, this resource looks at the elements of skill that make up any given batter's ability to distinguish between balls and strikes, his propensity to make contact with the ball, and what happens when he makes contact-reverse engineering those skills back into batting average. The result is an unparalleled forecast of baseball abilities and trends for the upcoming season and beyond.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Electronic books.

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