Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 March 2011

432 Pages | 50 line drawings


ISBN: 9780195397765

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Baseball's All-Time Greatest Fielders Revealed

Michael Humphreys

  • Presents a groundbreaking method for analyzing baseball fielding statistics and evaluating defensive performance
  • Uses this new methodology to put players from different eras on equal footing in order to rank the best fielders at each position throughout baseball history
  • Provides an analysis of other defensive metrics currently being used by other baseball statisticians, details the strengths and weaknesses of each system, and compares each system to the author's own methodology
  • Offers colorful anecdotes and historical details of both well known and lesser know players throughout major league history

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