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The 2007 edition of the most authoritative guide to professional baseball
Americas favorite pastime has never been more popular and, for over a decade, Baseball Prospectus has been the ultimate guide to the game for fantasy players, professionals, and casual fans alike. Baseball Prospectus 2007 continues that tradition, bringing together the top young baseball writers and analysts in the business to provide a definitive look at the season to come. Featuring humorous and incisive essays on all thirty teams and an in-depth look at every major league player and all the top prospects, Baseball Prospectus 2007 offers the cutting-edge analysis that has inspired nearly every major league team to seek the advice of current or former Prospectus writers. Also included are projections of player stats for next year, as determined by the groundbreaking PECOTA system, which Sports Illustrated has called perhaps the games most accurate projection model. The most authoritative and entertaining book of its kind, Baseball Prospectus 2007 is as essential to the baseball- watching experience as hot dogs and cold beer.
Baseball Prospectus is one of the first things I read every day. (Theo Epstein, general manager of the 2004 World Champion Boston Red Sox)
The clear successor to Bill Jamess Baseball Abstract. (John Sickels, author of The Baseball Prospect Book)
I never cease to be blown away by how the geniuses at Baseball Prospectus can provide you with new insights into players and teams you thought you couldnt possibly have followed more closely. Theyre amazing. (Jayson Stark, ESPN)
A thorough guide to the upcoming baseball season provides detailed profiles of major league players, teams, and prospects, along with information on statistics for the past five seasons and projections for the 2007 baseball season. Original. 100,000 first printing.
Featuring humorous and incisive essays on all 30 teams--by some of the top young baseball writers and analysts--along with an in-depth look at major players and top prospects, this compilation offers a cutting-edge analysis of America's favorite pastime.