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  • Author : Tom M. Tango
  • Publisher : Potomac Books, Inc.
  • Pages : 385 pages
  • ISBN : 1597971294
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 6 reviews
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The Book

The Book
  • Author : Tom M. Tango,Mitchel G. Lichtman,Andrew E. Dolphin
  • Publisher : Potomac Books, Inc.
  • Release : 25 September 2022
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Written by three esteemed baseball statisticians, The Bookcontinues where the legendary Bill James’s Baseball Abstractsand Palmer and Thorn’s The Hidden Game of Baseballleft off more than twenty years ago. Continuing in the grand tradition of sabermetrics, the authors provide a revolutionary way to think about baseball with principles that can be applied at every level, from high school to the major leagues. Tom Tango, Mitchel Lichtman, and Andrew Dolphin cover topics such as batting and pitching matchups, platooning,

Contemporary Issues in Sociology of Sport

Contemporary Issues in Sociology of Sport
  • Author : Andrew Yiannakis,Merrill J. Melnick
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 25 September 2022
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Melnick, PhD, Contemporary Issues in Sociology of Sport includes: an exploration of topics and themes that have received limited attention in other sociology of sport texts but have been long-standing social concerns; a review of the attitudes toward female athletes and the anti-homosexual phobias present in sport; an in-depth look at the impoverishment of children's games in America; an overview of high school sport participation; a study of the challenges and benefits of the big-time collegiate sport experience; a critique

The Hidden Game of Baseball

The Hidden Game of Baseball
  • Author : John Thorn,Pete Palmer,David Reuther
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 20 March 2015
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First published in 1984, The Hidden Game of Baseball ushered in the sabermetric revolution by demonstrating that we were thinking about baseball stats{u2014}and thus the game itself{u2014}all wrong. This brand-new edition retains the body of the original, with its rich, accessible analysis rooted in a deep love of baseball, while adding a new introduction by the authors tracing the book{u2019}s influence over the years.

Coaching Pitchers

Coaching Pitchers
  • Author : Joe McFarland
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 25 September 2022
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Written by a nationally recognized collegiate coach who has coached three teams to NCAA playoffs and who has sent 37 pitchers on to play professionally, this book covers the mechanical, physical, and mental aspects of pitching. Coaching psychology and strategy are also discussed in detail to help produce successful pitchers and prepare them for successful careers. 13 illustrations.

White Sports Black Sports Racial Disparities in Athletic Programs

White Sports Black Sports  Racial Disparities in Athletic Programs
  • Author : Lori Latrice Martin
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 03 March 2015
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The racial makeup of sports in the United States serves as a classic example of racism in the 21st century. This book examines the racial disparities in sports and the continuing significance of race in 21st-century America, debunking the myth of a "postracial society." • Examines how race and sports are powerful social constructions • Presents examples of how sports can serve as both a liberating and an oppressive force • Explains how sports influence and are influenced by society and the ways

Baseball Inc

Baseball  Inc
  • Author : Frank P. Jozsa, Jr.
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 03 February 2006
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During the second half of the twentieth century, Major League Baseball and its affiliated minor leagues evolved from local and regional entities governing the play of America's favorite pastime to national business organizations. The relocation of teams, league expansion, the advent of free agency and an influx of international players has made baseball big business, on an increasingly global scale. Focusing on the last fifty years, this work examines the past and present commercial elements of organized baseball, emphasizing the

Pay to Play Race and the Perils of the College Sports Industrial Complex

Pay to Play  Race and the Perils of the College Sports Industrial Complex
  • Author : Lori Latrice Martin,Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner Ph.D.,Nicholas D. Hartlep Ph.D.
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 20 March 2017
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This book advances the debate about paying "student" athletes in big-time college sports by directly addressing the red-hot role of race in college sports. It concludes by suggesting a remedy to positively transform college sports. • Examines the longstanding controversy regarding whether colleges must "pay to play" when it comes to being competitive in high-profile sports and how this debate intersects with perceptions of race • Suggests a remedy for transforming big-time college sports that can simultaneously benefit colleges and universities, non-revenue

Sports Capitalism

Sports Capitalism
  • Author : Frank P. Jozsa
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 November 2017
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The book focuses on how, when, where and why the US-based professional sports leagues extend their brands and penetrate markets in nations across the globe. The book examines the strategies, progress and expectations of each league despite the cultural, economic and political barriers that exist between and within countries and areas. It offers a model of the sports business and, where appropriate, the emergence, evolution and growth of prominent women's sports leagues are documented. This book is unique as there

Sport in a Changing World

Sport in a Changing World
  • Author : Howard Nixon II
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 July 2015
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This book shows how the dynamic interplay of a powerful "golden triangle" of sports, media, and business interests with social, cultural, economic, and political forces shapes sport in a changing world. This edition is a condensed and updated version of the first edition, with an emphasis on current social issues in sport. It also has more global content. The golden triangle concept is more developed and applied more extensively. Other key themes of the first edition—power, status, and inequality—

Baseball

Baseball
  • Author : Jerry Kindall
  • Publisher : Sports Illustrated
  • Release : 18 May 1993
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Sports Illustrated Baseball is a complete and sate-of-the-art teaching guide by one of the nation's foremost college coaches. Former Major Leaguer Jerry Kindall shows you: The keys to improving you hitting, running, fielding, and throwing How to pitch, catch, and play the infield and outfield Eight unique batting drills and how to make them work for you Six plays any serious infielder should know 22 defensive stituations and how your team should handle them

The Empire of Chance

The Empire of Chance
  • Author : Gerd Gigerenzer,Zeno Swijtink,Theodore Porter,Lorraine Daston,Lorenz Kruger
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 26 October 1990
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Connects the earliest applications of probability and statistics in gambling and insurance to the most recent applications in law, medicine, polling, and baseball as well as their impact on biology, physics and psychology.

The Making of Modern Baseball

The Making of Modern Baseball
  • Author : Frank P. Josza
  • Publisher : Meyer & Meyer Sport
  • Release : 01 February 2020
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Major League Baseball has enjoyed a long period of progress and success. For over 118 years, events, institutions, people, and regulations have transformed it both in the short and long run. The Making of Modern Baseball examines the development of Major League Baseball, including the recruitment, entry, and performance of ballplayers from foreign countries; the competitive balance or degree of parity that exists among teams within and between the American and National League; expansion of new franchises located in the United