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The only rule is it has to work : our wild experiment building a new kind of baseball team

by Lindbergh, Ben (Author), Miller, Sam (Sportswriter) (Author)

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"It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies-- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the... Full description

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Summary: "It's the ultimate in fantasy baseball: You get to pick the roster, set the lineup, and decide on strategies-- with real players, in a real ballpark, in a real playoff race. That's what baseball analysts Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller got to do when an independent minor-league team in California, the Sonoma Stompers, offered them the chance to run its baseball operations according to the most advanced statistics. Their story in The Only Rule is it Has to Work is unlike any other baseball tale you've ever read"--Amazon.com
Physical Description: x, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
ISBN: 9781627795647 (hardcover)
1627795642 (hardcover)
Author Notes:

Ben Lindbergh is a staff writer for FiveThirtyEight and, with Sam Miller, the cohost of Effectively Wild , the daily Baseball Prospectus podcast. He is a former staff writer for Grantland and a former editor in chief of Baseball Prospectus . He lives in New York City.

Sam Miller is the editor in chief of Baseball Prospectus , the coeditor of Baseball Prospectus 's annual guidebook, and a contributing writer at ESPN The Magazine . He lives on the San Francisco peninsula with his wife and daughter .


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