The decline of the .400 hitter: An explanation and a test

Leonard II, Wilbert M.
September 1995
Journal of Sport Behavior;Sep95, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p226
Academic Journal
Explores Stephen Jay Gould's theory that variations in the batting average in baseball is declining. Extension of Gould's idea to other parameters in sports; Analysis of Gould's model of a stable system in baseball with the inception of the National League.


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