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Fools Rush Inn

More Details on the Way to Conventional Wisdom
Bill James
207 pages

Product Description

This second volume of Bill James' "Detours on the Way to Coventional Wisdom" includes the following 18 essays.

  • Dividing Baseball History into Eras
  • Classical Sport
  • Big Game Pitchers
  • Going Out on Top
  • Let Me Offend You
  • Hot Hand Question
  • Jumping the Fictional Shark
  • The Analogy of the Fisherman
  • Mindless Education
  • The 300-Win Pool
  • The Standards of a Hall of Fame Manager
  • The Liberal Coach and the Conservative Athlete
  • The Zanesville Animal Massacre
  • Tough Stretches and Soft Patches
  • Experiment in Summary
  • Yaz and Billy
  • Opinions, Philosophy, and Ideas
  • Couple of Great Old Baseball Stories

About the Author

Named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine, Bill James changed the way we view baseball forever using, what he termed sabermetrics, which scientifically analyzes and studies baseball through statistical data. A historian, statistician, and writer, he has written over two dozen books.


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