Baseball Field Guide

Author: Dan Formosa
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 1615193294
Size: 34.17 MB
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Now in its third edition—a clear guide to the complete rules of baseball, updated in 2018! Admit it: Even if you’re a diehard fan of our national pastime, sometimes an umpire’s call can be a little baffling. And for newer fans, Major League Baseball’s nuanced rules—developed and revised over decades—can be downright perplexing. Now updated throughout with the latest changes, including the no-pitch intentional walk and “bona fide slides” for interferences on a double play, the Baseball Field Guide explains every rule in plain English: Rules that apply before, during, and after the game Equipment specifications and field requirements Duties of the coaches, managers, and umpires Rules for spectators (yes, they have rules, too!) The clearest explanation anywhere of the infamous Infield Fly Rule, and much more! Designed for quick and intuitive searches, this entertaining reference will help you understand every aspect of the game and add to your enjoyment of the sport.

501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read Before They Die

Author: Ron Kaplan
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803240732
Size: 70.46 MB
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Propounding his “small ball theory” of sports literature, George Plimpton proposed that “the smaller the ball, the more formidable the literature.” Of course he had the relatively small baseball in mind, because its literature is formidable—vast and varied, instructive, often wildly entertaining, and occasionally brilliant. From this bewildering array of baseball books, Ron Kaplan has chosen 501 of the best, making it easier for fans to find just the books to suit them (or to know what they’re missing). From biography, history, fiction, and instruction to books about ballparks, business, and rules, anyone who loves to read about baseball will find in this book a companionable guide, far more fun than a reference work has any right to be.

Baseball Faq

Author: Tom DeMichael
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 161713659X
Size: 80.32 MB
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BASEBALL FAQ: ALL THAT'S LEFT TO KNOW ABOUT AMERICA'S PASTIME

Touching All The Bases

Author: Thomas D. Phillips
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810885522
Size: 53.15 MB
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Early Exits: The Premature Endings of Baseball Careers by Brian McKenna (Scarecrow, 2006), 304 pages, paper, $50. LTD sales: 244 ($7,463 net) A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball by Peter Morris (IRD, Apr 2010), 664 pages, paper, $26.95 LTD sales: 1,552 ($21,007 net) Out by a Step: The 100 Best Players Not in the Baseball Hall of Fame by Mike and Neil Shalin (Taylor Trade, 2002), 240 pages, cloth, $26.95 LTD sales: 2,311 ($32,369 net)