Although sports statistics receive vast amounts of media attention, disciplined analysis of the data is rare and the analyses published by statisticians are typically scattered across journals and conferences. This book is the first in over twenty years to provide a comprehensive and accessible survey of statistics in sports. It contains separate chapters devoted to American football, baseball, basketball, cricket, soccer, golf, ice hockey, tennis, and track and field. Four additional chapters review outcome predictions, ...

Statistics in Sport 1998, Hodder Education Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780340700723