The New Baseball Bible

The New Baseball Bible

Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends From Our National Pastime

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For fans of baseball trivia, this updated version of The New Baseball Bible , first published as The Baseball Catalog in 1980 and selected as a Book-of-the-Month Club alternate, is sure to provide something for everyone, regardless of team allegiance. The book covers the following topics: beginnings of baseball, rules and records, umpires, how to play the game (i.e., strategy), equipment, ballparks, famous faces (i.e., Hank Aaron vs. Babe Ruth), managers, executives, trades, the media, big moments in history, the language of baseball, superstitions and traditions, spring training, today's game, and much more. Veteran sportswriter Dan Schlossberg weaves in facts, figures, and famous quotes, discusses strategy, and provides stats and images--many of them never previously published elsewhere.

With this book, you'll discover how the players' approach, use of equipment, and even salaries and schedules have changed over time. You will also learn the origin of team and player nicknames, fun facts about the All-Star Game and World Series, and so much more. The New Baseball Bible serves as the perfect gift for fans of America's pastime.
Publisher: New York, NY : Sports Publishing, [2017]
Edition: Updated edition.
Copyright Date: ♭2017
ISBN: 9781613218358
1613218354
Characteristics: xi, 408 pages :,illustrations ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Schlossberg, Dan 1948-

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