The Diamond Appraised by Craig Wright and Tom House: a short review

The important stuff is Wright’s three-chapter essay on pitching; there are also fine essays on Joe Morgan and Honus Wagner. Not entirely sure the Tom House material is helpful, but I’d like to see a similar book by that author.

In general, this book is not as good as I remembered. It’s still very good, though, and an important sabermetric standard. Fewer numbers in here than in Bill James or Pete Palmer, but the perspective is much like James’.


This short review was originally published on LibraryThing.