The New Baseball Bible Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends From Our National Pastime
- 3 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Crawford County.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Crawford County Library-Steelville||796.357 SCH (Text)||33431000511533||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1683583469
- ISBN: 9781683583462
- Physical Description: 465 pages ; 8.5 x 1.2 x 10.9 inches
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : SPORTS PUB, 2020.
A comprehensive tome of baseball facts, figures, and did-you-knows-?newly updated!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 through the 2019 season, 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.