By Dave Studenmund, Paul Swydan
The Hardball occasions Annual 2014 is the final word baseball annual...the "MVP of baseball annuals." Now in its 10th 12 months, this year's variation includes greater than 30 articles from the various best-known writers in baseball this day, such as...
- Dave Cameron
- invoice James
- Joe Posnanski
- Rob Neyer
- Craig Wright
- Jeff Sullivan
- Dave Studenmund
- Craig Calcaterra
...and many different nice writers. issues comprise whole insurance of the 2013 season, distinct specialise in the various largest staff and participant surprises (and busts), particular takes on baseball background and state-of-the-art sabermetric analysis.
When you learn The Hardball instances Annual 2014 you'll discover:
- How the Pirates and Dodgers placed their groups together
- What was once at the back of Chris Davis' nice season, and why we must always fear approximately his future
- a few basic modifications among pitching and hitting prospects
- How the strike area has replaced long ago 5 years (spoiler alert: a lot)
- the place Roger Clemens ranks within the record of all-time top pitchers
- How groups are creatively using the shift opposed to definite hitters.
If you're a baseball fan craving to maintain that flame burning through the offseason, The Hardball instances Annual is for you.
As activities Weekly acknowledged, "There are a number of baseball books that pop out each year for the vacation season, yet none as well-rounded and entire because the Hardball instances Baseball Annual."