Hits and Misses in the Baseball Draft: What the Top Picks Teach Us About Selecting Tomorrows Major League Stars Alan Maimon

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Published: January 29th 2014

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256 pages


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Hits and Misses in the Baseball Draft: What the Top Picks Teach Us About Selecting Tomorrows Major League Stars  by  Alan Maimon

Hits and Misses in the Baseball Draft: What the Top Picks Teach Us About Selecting Tomorrows Major League Stars by Alan Maimon
January 29th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: | 10.21 Mb

If unpredictability is so much of what makes sports compelling, the baseball draft might be the best place to look. This book explores the intricate uncertainties of the draft and the people who face it. Since the modern draft began in 1965, majorMoreIf unpredictability is so much of what makes sports compelling, the baseball draft might be the best place to look.

This book explores the intricate uncertainties of the draft and the people who face it. Since the modern draft began in 1965, major league teams have attempted, with varying degrees of success, to identify and develop stars of the future.

Whether because of injury, poor performance or mental and physical struggles, a large percentage of the most ballyhooed prospects never reach the games highest level. Though teams have improved in recent years at turning top picks into major leaguers, the baseball draft is still centered on educated guesswork. This book explains why.



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