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Author Rothman, Stanley, 1944-
Title Sandlot stats : learning statistics with baseball / Stanley Rothman.
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor4  QA276 .R685 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xii, 571 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Basic statistical definitions -- Descriptive statistics for one quantitative variable -- Descriptive measures used in baseball -- Comparing two quantitative data sets -- Linear regression and correlation analysis for two quantitative variables -- Descriptive statistics applied to qualitative variables -- Probability -- Sports betting -- Baseball and traditional descriptive measures -- Final comparison of batting performance between Aaron and Bonds -- Probability distribution functions for a discrete random variable -- Probability density functions for a continuous variable -- Sampling distributions -- Confidence intervals -- Hypothesis testing for one population -- Streaking -- Mission impossible : batting .400 for a season -- Postseason.
Subject Statistics -- Study and teaching.
Baseball -- Statistics.
Baseball -- Mathematics.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Probabilities -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 9781421406022 hdbk. alkaline paper
1421406020 hdbk. alkaline paper
9781421408675 (electronic)
1421408678 (electronic)
9781421406015 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421406012 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 769916167