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6 edition of The History of Baseball found in the catalog.

The History of Baseball

by Greg Proops

  • 73 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Highbridge Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Unabridged Audio - Misc.Nonfiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Baseball - History,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Baseball,
  • History,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12158632M
    ISBN 10156511745X
    ISBN 109781565117457

      NY Times baseball writer Tyler Kepner spoke to 22 hall-of-fame pitchers about what they throw, and how they get a mental edge over hitters. His new book is .   Mays has been back in baseball ever since, a fixture at the Giants’ clubhouse, a mentor to younger players, a living piece of history with stories about all the greats – Mantle, Berra.

      The baseball is an amazing plaything. We can grip it and hold it so many different ways, and even the slightest calibration can turn an ordinary pitch into a weapon to thwart the greatest hitters in the world. Each pitch has its own history, evolving through the decades as the masters pass it down to the next generation. From the earliest days of the game, when Candy Cummings dreamed up the. About K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches. From The New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today. The baseball is an amazing plaything.

    Make Offer - Boston Braves Baseball Book Pick And The Shovel Signed 1st Edition AUTO HOF BABE RUTH THE IDOL OF THE AMERICAN BOY WHITMAN .   Curt Smith is the author of seventeen books, including the classic history of baseball broadcasting, Voices of The other books include: Pull Up a Chair: The Vin Scully Story (Potomac Books, ), Mercy!A Celebration of Fenway Park’s Centennial (Potomac Books, ), and most recently, George H. W. Bush: Character at the Core (Potomac Books, ).


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