The Hardball Times Baseball Annual is one of the titles on my ‘baseball books to buy’ list every year
I have recently updated the GB archive for 2010 for both the Seniors and Juniors, and the additions – alas – tell the tale of a season of huge disappointment. The GB Seniors slipped back to the European Championship Qualifying Pool for the first time since they won the B-Pool event on home soil in [...]
The 2009 edition of the Baseball Prospectus annual was something of a disappointment. Have the BP team made a return to form this year?
Our web pick this week is an interesting guest article by Jon Sciambi published at Baseball Prospectus about taking advanced-stats to the masses
This week’s Web Pick looks at various recent articles about fielding statistics
This week’s book review looks at the 2010 edition of a baseball annual designed to appeal to stat-minded fans of the sport
Back in June I wrote a post about Croydon’s woeful season, and in particular whether they would break any single-season records of the wrong kind. Since I was checking this anyway, it wasn’t a great deal of extra effort to put together a table of best and worst single-season team records. I’ve done this here on the GBBSA [...]
Earlier this year I published a series of articles offering between-season comparisons of batters, pitchers, league quality, and league health in the British top tier. With the National Baseball League’s regular season now completed, it is possible to see where 2009 fits in.
While those involved in the National Baseball League (NBL) will inevitably have their thoughts on the approaching National Baseball Championship (NBC) at Roundshaw on 29 and 30 August, the final weekend of the regular season still offers much of interest.
With four games left to play for Richmond, Cody Cain has a good opportunity of registering his 500th regular-season strike-out in top-tier British baseball. It’s a milestone that will be accompanied by an asterisk, as 127 of the 489 nothced up to date were recorded in the renegade National League Baseball (UK) in Cain’s first [...]