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The Numbers Game

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Most baseball fans, players and even team executives assume that the National Pastime's infatuation with statistics is simply a byproduct of the information age, a phenomenon that blossomed only after the arrival of Bill James and computers in the 1980s. They couldn't be more wrong.

In this unprecedented new book, Alan Schwarz - whom bestselling Moneyball author Michael Lewis calls "one of today's best baseball journalists" - provides the first-ever history of baseball

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ISBN:9781466856080
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Unique Words: 7,466
Complexity Index: 57
Reading Level: 10.3
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Avg Word (chars): 4.59
Chapters: 24
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Adult Reading Time: 6:50
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SAT Words: 928
Goodreads Rating: 3.95
Trajectory China 300: 212
TOEFL Words: 99
IELTS Words: 467
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Adjectives 10.2%
Adverbs 4.7%
Other 2.1%
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Explicit Activity: 5
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