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Author Kelly, Robert E.

Title Baseball's offensive greats of the deadball era : best producers rated by position, 1901-1919 / Robert E. Kelly ; with a foreword by Leonard Levin
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009


Description 1 online resource (ix, 210 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The world beyond the ballpark, 1901-1919 -- The world within the ballpark, 1901-1919 -- First basemen-analysis, 1901-1919 -- First basemen-summary in domination point (DP) sequence -- Catchers-analysis, 1901-1919 -- Catchers-summary in domination point (DP) sequence -- Infielders-analysis, 1901-1919 -- Infielders-summary in domination point (DP) sequence -- Outfielders-analysis, 1901-1919 -- Outfielders-summary in domination point (DP) sequence -- Summary, 1901-1919
Summary "Statistical analysis of "production per at-bat" comparing 120 top batters by position when contact, speed and hit-and-run strategy were more valuable than power and home runs. Included: analysis of each player's strengths and weaknesses, rankings of the most talented and the most valuable producers, and the selection of an All-Star team for the era"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 207) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Baseball players -- United States -- Biography
Baseball players -- Rating of -- United States
Baseball -- Records -- United States
Baseball -- Offense -- United States -- History
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- History.
Baseball -- Offense
Baseball players
Baseball players -- Rating of
Baseball -- Records
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780786453580