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Real-world Business Intelligence with Microsoft Dynamics GP by Mark Polino, Belinda Allen

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Intelligence! I know you are probably saying, "What?" So let me explain.

Baseball

Since the formation of the National League (United States professional baseball) in 1876, statistics for all major league players and teams have been kept. These statistics have been used to determine how well a player is performing and how well a team is performing. In 1977, author Bill James began writing baseball statistics books, developing these statistics into a methodology he called sabermetrics. He defined sabermetrics as "the search for objective knowledge about baseball."

For more information on books by Bill James published by ACTA Sports (www.actasports.com), see his website at www.baseballinfosolutions.com.

In 2002, Oakland A's Billy Beane and Paul ...

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