If you go a bit deeper you will find the bake times and temperatures he gives do not match the pizza's he likes, the hydration of the dough does not match the pizzas he likes, the list could go on and on.
Reinhart is selling books to the mass public, a big group. His recipes goal is for the mass public to make decent pizza at home. If he wrote a book for the pizza obsessed with all the tools and skills it wouldn't see the light of day, the market is too small.
Reinhart's recipe uses simple techniques that require no skill, experience, or special equipment that will produce a dough his market is happy with, not for them to produce the best pizza he has ever eaten. The best pizzas he has ever eaten require special skills, experience and tools.