Quotes by Bill James

About Bill James:

George William "Bill" James is an American baseball writer, historian, and statistician whose work has been widely influential. Since 1977, James has written more than two dozen books devoted to baseball history and statistics. His approach, which he termed sabermetrics in reference to the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), scientifically analyzes and studies baseball, often through the use of statistical data, in an attempt to determine why teams win and lose. His Baseball Abstract books in the 1980s are the modern predecessor to websites using sabermetrics such as Baseball Prospectus and Baseball Primer (now Baseball Think Factory).

Author Bio

  • NameBill James
  • DescriptionAmerican baseball writer and statistician
  • BornOctober 5, 1949
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionStatistician