Overview:Scouting and Scoring: How We Know What We Know about Baseball - An in-depth look at the intersection of judgment and statistics in baseballScouting and scoring are considered fundamentally different ways of ascertaining value in baseball. Scouting seems to rely on experience and intuition, scoring on performance metrics and statistics. In Scouting and Scoring, Christopher Phillips rejects these simplistic divisions. Phillips shows how both scouts and scorers rely on numbers, bureaucracy, trust, and human labor to make sound judgments about the value of baseball players. Tracing baseball's story from the nineteenth century to today, Phillips explains that the sport was one of the earliest fields to introduce numerical analysis, and new methods of data collection were supposed to enable teams to replace scouting with scoring. But that's not how things turned out. From the invention of official scorers and Statcast to the creation of the Major League Scouting Bureau, Scouting and Scoring reveals the inextricable connections between human expertise and data science, and offers an entirely fresh understanding of baseball.

This book is on page /47df93bdff6ee0e8dc5bc4a08409d9a8/book/1603725649-9780691217161. It was written by the following authors: Christopher Phillips. Book Scouting and Scoring: How We Know What We Know about Baseball, which can be read online, published by the company: Princeton University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Politics, Society, Education, History, Sports Books. The book was published on 2021-04-27 00:00:00. It has 320 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download Scouting and Scoring: How We Know What We Know about Baseball has PDF format and is called scouting-and-scoring-how-we-know-what-we-know-about-baseball.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ilciancino.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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