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Preface to the Paperback Edition
Pay No Attention to the Glowing, Orange-Eyed Satan-Dog Behind the Closet Door
Batting Practice: Is Barry Bonds Better Than Babe Ruth?
1-1: What’s the Matter with RBI? . . . and Other Traditional Statistics
1-2: Is David Ortiz a Clutch Hitter?
1-3: Was Billy Martin Crazy?
2-1: Why Are Pitchers So Unpredictable?
2-2: Are Teams Letting Their Closers Go to Waste?
2-3: Five Starters or Four? On Pitching and Stamina,
3-1: When Does a Pitcher Earn an Earned Run?
3-2: Did Derek Jeter Deserve the Gold Glove?
3-3: Is Mike Matheny a Catching Genius?
4-1: What if Rickey Henderson Had Pete Incaviglia’s Legs?
4-2: When Is One Run Worth More Than Two?
4-3: Is Joe Torre a Hall of Fame Manager?
5-1: Why Is Mario Mendoza So Important?
5-2: Is Alex Rodriguez Overpaid?
5-3: Do Players Perform Better in Contract Years?
6-1: Do High Salaries Lead to High Ticket Prices?
6-2: Are New Stadiums a Good Deal?
6-3: Does Baseball Need a Salary Cap?
7-1: What Happened to Todd Van Poppel?
7-2: Is There Such a Thing as a Quadruple-A Player?
7-3: Why Was Kevin Maas a Bust?
8-1: Can a Team Have Too Much Pitching?
8-2: How Much Does Coors Field Really Matter?
8-3: Is Wayne Huizenga a Genius?
9-1: What Do Statistics Tell Us About Steroids?
9-2: What Does Mike Redmond Know About Tom Glavine?
9-3: Why Doesn’t Billy Beane’s Shit Work in the Playoffs?
Extra Innings: Can Stats and Scouts Get Along?
The Baseball Prospectus Team of Experts