Bill James

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Bill James
Photo Credit: lonepine
Age: 66
Nationality: Irish
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

George William "Bill" James (born October 5, 1949) 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). Wikipedia

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From this profile you will find 23 lists, 22 film credits, and key facts about Bill James!

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Bill James is a member of the following lists: Living people, United States Army soldiers, 1949 births, University of Kansas alumni, American sportswriters, Boston Red Sox executives, American people of Irish descent, American statisticians, People from Jackson County, Kansas and Baseball writers.

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Filmography

22 Credits »
2005 The Colbert Report Himself - Author, 'Popular Crime'
2004 ESPN 25: Who's #1? Himself
1999 ESPN SportsCentury Himself
1989 The Simpsons Himself
1968 60 Minutes Himself - Statistician

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