The Shift: The Next Evolution In Baseball Thinking

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The Shift: The Next Evolution in Baseball Thinking

The Shift: The Next Evolution in Baseball Thinking

With its three-hour-long contests, 162-game seasons, and countless measurable variables, baseball is a sport which lends itself to self-reflection and obsessive analysis. It's a thinking game. It's also a shifting game. Nowhere is this more evident than in the statistical revolution which has swept through the pastime in recent years, bringing metrics like WAR, OPS, and BABIP into front offices and living rooms alike. So what's on the horizon for a game that is constantly evolving?
 
Positioned at the crossroads of sabermetrics and cognitive science, The Shift alters the trajectory of both traditional and analytics-based baseball thought. With a background in clinical psychology as well as experience in major league front offices, Baseball Prospectus' Russell Carleton illuminates advanced statistics and challenges cultural assumptions, demonstrating along the way that data and logic need not be at odds with the human elements of baseball—in fact, they're inextricably intertwined.
 
Covering topics ranging from infield shifts to paradigm shifts, Carleton writes with verve, honesty, and an engaging style, inviting all those who love the game to examine it deeply and maybe a little differently. Data becomes digestible; intangibles are rendered not only accessible, but quantifiable. Casual fans and statheads alike will not want to miss this compelling meditation on what makes baseball tick.

Specification of The Shift: The Next Evolution in Baseball Thinking

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AuthorRussell A. Carleton
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Edition
ISBN-101629375446
ISBN-139781629375441
PublisherTriumph Books
Publication Date2018
DIMENSIONS
Height8.5 inch.
Length1.2 inch.
Width5.5 inch.
Weight1.05 pounds pounds.

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