E-books: Baseball

  • Team Sports Training: The Complexity Model book cover

    Team Sports Training

    The Complexity Model, 1st Edition

    By Javier Mallo

    Team Sports Training: The Complexity Model presents a novel approach to team sports training, examining football (soccer), rugby, field hockey, basketball, handball and futsal through the paradigm of complexity. Under a traditional prism, these sports have been analyzed using a deterministic…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports Coaching

  • Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports: Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners book cover

    Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports

    Player Salaries, Free Agency, Team Ownership, League Organizational Structures and the Power of Commissioners, 1st Edition

    By Scott Bukstein

    Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports provides a timely and practical overview of the impact and importance of the collective bargaining process in the business of professional sports in the United States. Focusing on the contemporary history of collective bargaining in the National…

    eBook – 2020-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketized activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    eBook – 2020-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition book cover

    Analyzing Baseball Data with R, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Max Marchi, Jim Albert, Benjamin S. Baumer

    Analyzing Baseball Data with R Second Edition introduces R to sabermetricians, baseball enthusiasts, and students interested in exploring the richness of baseball data. It equips you with the necessary skills and software tools to perform all the analysis steps, from importing the data to…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning: Sport-specific Programming for High Performance book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

    Sport-specific Programming for High Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Turner

    Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present…

    eBook – 2018-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Visualizing Baseball book cover

    Visualizing Baseball

    1st Edition

    By Jim Albert

    Visualizing Baseball provides a visual exploration of the game of baseball. Graphical displays are used to show how measures of performance, at the team level and the individual level, have changed over the history of baseball. Graphs of career trajectories are helpful for understanding the…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Soft Power Politics - Football and Baseball on the Western Pacific Rim book cover

    Soft Power Politics - Football and Baseball on the Western Pacific Rim

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Hess

    Soft Power Politics- Past and Present: Football and Baseball on the Western Pacific Rim illustrates the momentous expanse and moment of sport in the Asia Pacific region and through these essays dealing with two of the most prodigious global team sports confronts various cultural clashes that Samuel…

    eBook – 2017-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting book cover

    The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glenn Fleisig, Young-Hoo Kwon

    In the movie Bull Durham, frustrated manager Joe Riggins stresses to his team, "This is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." This simplification works well for biomechanists too, as sports can be broken down into specific physical tasks like throwing, hitting,…

    eBook – 2016-04-22
    Routledge

  • American National Pastimes - A History book cover

    American National Pastimes - A History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, Jaime Schultz

    When the colonies that became the USA were still dominions of the British Empire they began to imagine their sporting pastimes as finer recreations than even those enjoyed in the motherland. From the war of independence and the creation of the republic to the twenty-first century, sporting pastimes…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • The Black Press and Black Baseball, 1915-1955: A Devil’s Bargain book cover

    The Black Press and Black Baseball, 1915-1955

    A Devil’s Bargain, 1st Edition

    By Brian Carroll

    This book brings into dramatic relief the dilemma, or devil's bargain, that faced the black press in first building up black baseball, then crusading for the sport's integration and, as a result of that largely successful campaign, ultimately encouraging and even ensuring the demise of those same…

    eBook – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Jackie Robinson: Race, Sports and the American Dream book cover

    Jackie Robinson

    Race, Sports and the American Dream, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Dorinson, Joram Warmund

    With these words, President Clinton contributed to Long Island University's three-day celebration of that momentous event in American history when Robinson became the first African American to play major league baseball. This new book includes presentations from that celebration, especially chosen…

    eBook – 2015-04-29
    Routledge

  • American Sports: An Anthropological Approach book cover

    American Sports

    An Anthropological Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Klein

    This collection illustrates the expansiveness of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sport. While rooted in anthropology, these essays consider American sports in their social, economic, cultural and political aspects, charting their evolution. The book draws from history, sociology, and…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

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