Schoenfield: The pitchout is dead and other cool facts from “Bill James Handbook”

From David Schoenfield at on November 16, 2015, with mention of SABR member Bill James:

Before, the annual publication of The Bill James Handbook was the best way to get a complete register of statistics for every player, a must for every roto or Strat-o-matic player who had to look up all the rookies. The player register remains the heart of the book and it’s still fun to flip through the pages to check out all the numbers, more convenient in many ways than staring at a computer screen.

The book, published by Baseball Info Solutions and ACTA Publications, is better than ever, with many new additions. This year’s version includes short essays from Bill James that are, as always, worthwhile. Here are a few tidbits I found particularly interesting.

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Originally published: November 16, 2015. Last Updated: November 16, 2015.