Backstop: A History of the Catcher and Sabermetric Ranking of 50 All-Time Greats

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Backstop: A History of the Catcher and Sabermetric Ranking of 50 All-Time Greats - McNeil, William F, and Palmer, Pete (Foreword by)

It's often said that catcher is the most important, most demanding defensive position in baseball. This view explains why so many light-hitting catchers have enjoyed long?and by all accounts successful?major league careers. Yet arguments over the all-time greats invariably privilege offensive standouts, and even among these players batting ...

Backstop: A History of the Catcher and Sabermetric Ranking of 50 All-Time Greats 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786421770

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