All-Stars for All Time: A Sabermetric Ranking of the Major League Best, 1876–2007

McFarland
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This work uses practical measures to scientifically rank major league players, position by position, according to their offensive and defensive skills. The author has adjusted individual statistics for the era in which the player was active and for the “home park factor” in order to put all eligible players on a level playing field. For each position, the author has identified the top contenders for best offensive, defensive and all-around player, and provides a brief history of each of the candidates.
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About the author

William F. McNeil is a longtime baseball historian and the author of numerous books on the game. A member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), he is the recipient of five Robert Peterson awards for increasing the public’s awareness of the Negro Leagues. He lives in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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Publisher
McFarland
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Published on
Dec 11, 2009
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Pages
243
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ISBN
9780786452460
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Language
English
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Genres
Reference / General
Sports & Recreation / Baseball / History
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