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Ned Yost, Stathead

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Adam has the story:

Yost recently took some time to clear off his desk at Maryvale Baseball Park, and among the items cleared away were a stack of books related to managing. They included "Baseball Between the Numbers," published by Baseball Prospectus, "The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball," published by Potomac Books, and "The Book on the Book: A Landmark Inquiry into Which Strategies in the Modern Game Actually Work," published by Thomas Dunne Books.

"I've read them all," Yost said.

Wow! Kinda sounds like a calculated political move, at least the mentioning it part, but still, I'm impressed. If you haven't checked out the books he mentioned, you should definitely do so:

The Book
The Book on the Book
Baseball Between the Numbers