100 Years Of Who S Who In Baseball

Author: Douglas B. Lyons
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493017225
Size: 14.18 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In celebration of the 100th issue of Who’s Who in Baseball—one of the game’s most venerable publications—comes a century's worth of the annual's iconic covers, insightful breakdowns of the players featured on those covers, and informative accounts of the baseball history tied to each year’s issue. 100 Years of Who’s Who in Baseball is a colorful, must-have book of baseball nostalgia for fans of the American Pastime. The start of the baseball season brings with it a host of annual traditions and reminders, and one of the most beloved—the annual Who’s Who in Baseball—arrives on newsstands across the country every Spring Training. The 2015 season marks 100 years of Who’s Who delivering year-by-year stats to generations of baseball fans to quickly and easily track a player’s performance from the minors to the majors. And while Who’s Who is trusted as an authoritative source of baseball statistics and has been used by generations of club executives, broadcasters, journalists, and fans—it’s the publication’s cover subject that each year generates as much hot-stove speculation and buzz as off-season rumors of trades, firings, and pitching rotations. In partnership with Who’s Who in Baseball, this celebratory book features each of the annual's 100 iconic covers in full color along with an account of why the player rated the cover and what was going on in baseball at the time. From baseball’s deadball era to the dawn of “replay review,” this collection offers a gorgeously illustrated history of the game.

Baseball America 2015 Directory

Author: Baseball America
Publisher: Baseball America
ISBN: 1932391568
Size: 12.76 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The definitive guide to the 2015 baseball season with schedules, addresses, contact information, and much more. The 2015 Baseball America Directory is a comprehensive reference to the upcoming season, featuring major, minor, and independent league schedules, ballpark directions, organization listings, and club contact information. The 2015 Baseball America Directory is the ideal title for the baseball traveler. From schedules to personnel to addresses to phone numbers and websites, this is the guide to finding information in baseball, from the majors to the minors to college, high school, and amateur baseball.

National Baseball Hall Of Fame Almanac

Author: Baseball America and the Baseball Hall of Fame
Publisher: Baseball America
ISBN: 193239172X
Size: 12.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A book for baseball fans of all ages, the Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac brings history to life on every page, with biographies and vivid photographs of every player in the Hall of Fame. You'll get all the stories, all the stats, all the vitals, all the plaques, all you need to know about everyone in the Hall--including the new class that will be inducted in July 2017. Players, managers and executives are included. Baseball's most hallowed hall comes alive in the pages of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac. Every player in the Hall of Fame gets a two-page spread featuring a biography, vitals including awards and postseason appearances, complete career statistics, a full-color, full-page photograph, and an image of their Hall of Fame plaque. Each executive, manager and umpire gets a featured space as well, so everyone of the more than 300 people in the Hall gets their place in the sun. The 2017 edition will include full biographies on all the new inductees, as well as plenty of new photographs. Whether you've been to the Hall of Fame many times or just want to learn more about the players who have reached the pinnacle of baseball achievement, the Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac is a book you'll turn to again and again.

Imagining Baseball

Author: David McGimpsey
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253336961
Size: 10.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"... McGimpsey displays erudition, clever insights and a knack for the wickedly funny wisecrack (several of which are aimed at his beloved, and beleaguered, Montreal Expos). Literary baseball may be a drastically over-analyzed subject, but, like an overachieving rookie, McGrimpsey produces a far better book on it than one would have ever thought possible." —Louis Jacobson, Washington Post "This is the most important critical book on baseball literature in many years." —Murray Sperber, author of Onward to Victory From Field of Dreams to The Natural, from baseball cards to highbrow fiction, this book explores the place of baseball in American popular culture.