2018 Bill James Handbook

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  • The most complete annual baseball guide
  • Exclusive stats on batting, pitching, fielding, base-running, managing
  • Lefty-righty breakdowns, player projections, career data for every 2016 player
Full Summary

For years, this annual baseball reference guide has been at the Strat-O-Matic player’s right hand – an early-autumn volume with data impossible to find elsewhere. In the era of the disappearing printed sports encyclopedias, this handy book has more data than any other printed publication. And it becomes more comprehensive every year. It shows how much and how well each player has played offensively, defensively and more.
Key features include:
New! Hits Gained and Lost to the Shift
New! Long Fly Out & Home Run Breakdowns
NEW- Shifts Summary
NEW- Pitcher Career Fastball Velocity Trends
NEW- Career Defensive Runs Saved
NEW- League Stats Breakdown by Position
EXPANDED – Instant Replay Coverage
No-Hitter Summary
Home Run Robberies
Hitter Analysis
Career Baserunning – including total career baserunning numbers (2002-present) for players with 1000 or more games played
Pitcher Analysis – a brand new section for pitchers with at least 50 innings pitched with a table including: number of pitches thrown, batters faced, strikeouts, walks, fly balls, lines drives and more
Pitch Repertoire Section detailing pitch type breakdowns for all pitchers in baseball
Rotation vs. Bullpen team charts showcasing the strengths and weaknesses of each team’s pitching staff
Relief Pitcher Section
The Hall of Fame Monitor
The Fielding Bible Awards
Pitcher Projections
Hitter Projections
Baserunning Analysis
Manufactured Runs
Team Efficiency Summary
Player Win-Shares