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MLB players fire back at Bill James, who is absolutely wrong for a change USA TODAY

Bill James' contributions to baseball are significant, meritorious and possibly unmatched by any within the industry in the last 40 years. Yet he, of all people, should know that great baseball players – of sound mind, athletic body and full heart ...

MLBPA chief Tony Clark fires back after Red Sox consultant Bill James calls ... CBSSports.com

The brewing war between MLB owners and the MLB Players Association was ratcheted up another notch Wednesday night. In a series of since deleted tweets, sabermetrics godfather and Red Sox special consultant Bill James responded to general criticism ...

Red Sox: Bill James “is not an employee nor does he speak for the club” HardballTalk (blog)

The latest word — and I suspect final word — in the Bill James Twitter controversy was just had. It came from the Boston Red Sox, for whom James works. To remind you, James last night called players overpaid and, when it was suggested that some were ...

Red Sox top adviser ignites fury: All you players can be replaced New York Post

The Red Sox organization has some advice for its adviser: Your thoughts are “absurd.” The Boston franchise is apologizing for baseball icon Bill James, a Red Sox senior adviser of baseball operations, who got in a Twitter battle Wednesday in which he ...

Comments by Red Sox adviser Bill James draws ire of MLBPA, players ESPN

MLBPA executive director Tony Clark and several major league players have taken Boston Red Sox special adviser Bill James to task for saying players are as important to the game as "beer vendors" and that "the game would go on" with whoever replaces ...

Father of Sabermetrics and Red Sox senior advisor Bill James believes “players ... The Denver Post

James' sentiment drew rebukes from MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark as well as from major leaguers. Share this: Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) · Click to share on ...

Red Sox Issue Stern Statement On Bill James' 'Inappropriate' Comments NESN.com

Bill James ruffled some feathers Wednesday. James, a well-known baseball historian and statistician, argued in a series of tweets about the value of players, claiming they're all replaceable and that “the game would go on” with whoever replaces them.

Red Sox denounce Bill James after he basically said all players are disposable 98.5 The Sports Hub

By Matt Dolloff, 985TheSportsHub.com. Bill James is one of the most legendary statisticians in sports. He's the godfather of sabermetrics and arguably the No. 1 reason that WAR and analytics are so prevalent in today's game. He's currently a senior ...

Bill James becoming an embarrassment for Red Sox WEEI (blog)

Bill James is becoming an embarrassment for the Red Sox. The Father of Sabermetrics, who serves as a senior advisor to the team, keeps making ignominious public comments about topics ranging from Joe Paterno's seeming complicity in Jerry Sandusky's ...

Red Sox issue stern response to Bill James' tweet WEEI (blog)

Bill James' tweet did not go over well with the team for which he consults. The well-known baseball analyst came under fire across Major League Baseball for the suggestion that players were ultimately all replaceable. "If the players all retired ...

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https://t.co/WqQ8F0LsxH I’ve been making this point since way back when Morey’s “genius” was being celebrated in profile after profile. There’s a very white, very capitalistic, extremely arrogant perspective rooted in the analytics movement.
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