2011

Hot Stove Economics

Understanding Baseball's Second Season

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6268-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-6269-0 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Getting Started

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Why Johnny Estrada Is Worth Kevin Millwood: Valuing Players As Assets

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      Pages 21-40

      Down With The Triple-Crown: Evaluating On-Field Performance

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      Pages 41-66

      A Career Guide From Little League To Retirement: Age And Success In Baseball

  3. Translating Performance Into Dollars

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-97

      Putting A Dollar Sign On The Muscle: Valuing Players

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      Pages 99-117

      Deals, Duds, And Caveats: What Do The Estimates Reveal?

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      Pages 119-135

      Winning On A Dime: The Best- And Worst-Managed Franchises Of The Decade

  4. Projecting Performance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-153

      Is C.C. Sabathia Worth $161 Million? Valuing Long-Run Contracts

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      Pages 155-171

      You Don’t Need A Name To Be Traded: Valuing Minor-League Prospects

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      Pages 173-175

      Epilogue

  5. Appendices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-182

      Technical Concepts

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      Pages 183-185

      Converting Performance To Dollars From Chapter 4

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      Pages 187-189

      Projecting The Value Of Prospects From Chapter 8

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      Pages 191-235

      Marginal Revenue Product Estimates

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 237-260