Ben Lindbergh and Travis Sawchik, The MVP Machine: How Baseball’s New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players

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Murphy, R.H. Ben Lindbergh and Travis Sawchik, The MVP Machine: How Baseball’s New Nonconformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players. Rev Austrian Econ (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11138-019-00493-6

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