Earnshaw Cook

Earnshaw Cook

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Earnshaw Cook was an early researcher and proponent of sabermetrics, the analysis of baseball through statistical means. A member of the Princeton University class of 1921, Cook was an engineer specializing in metallurgy. He spent most of his working life at the American Brake Shoe Co. in Mahwah, New Jersey, later consulting on the Manhattan Project before retiring from the industry 1945. In the 1950s and 1960s, Cook worked as a mechanical engineering professor at Johns Hopkins University, where he published several academic papers. Cook first set about his statistical baseball studies with the goal of proving that Ty Cobb, holder of the highest career batting average at .366, was better than Babe Ruth, the premier power hitter of the first half of the 20th centuryshow more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134919365
  • 9786134919364