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Crunch Time by Billy Beane, Judd Hoekstra, Rick Peterson

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Index

Numbers

9th inning, tie game, 131–132

“193” batting average, 129

2001 American League Playoffs, 1–3

2008 Beijing Olympics, 134

A

Abbott, Jim

example of dark humor, 62–66

on practice and preparation, 128

accidental world record, 44–45

actions and results, changing, 4–5

Alvarez, Wilson, 125–126, 132–133

American League Playoffs, 2001, 1–3

amygdala hijack, 22

anxiety

antidotes to, 81–82

raising level of, 69

arousal

and effort, 41–42

and performance, 40–42

A’s, 1–3, 5, 39, 49, 52, 71, 85, 87, 92, 107

assumptions, example of, 85

average, beating, 75–80

B

Baltimore Orioles, 125, 129, 131

Banksy, 59–60

baseball box scores, 105–106

Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

Glavine, Tom, 90, 109, 122

Koufax, Sandy, 43

Maddux, Greg, 71

Martinez, Pedro, 122 ...

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