Baseball Top 10

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DK Pub., Mar 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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The best fact-filled quiz book on baseball. Baseball Top 10 is a compendium of more than 225 Top 10 lists covering every aspect of America's National Pastime. Find out what are the... most home runs by a switch hitter, most strikeouts in a career, highest career batting averages by position, most Gold Gloves won for each position, highest percentage of Hall of Fame votes received, recent champions of international leagues, most recent All-Star Game MVPs, longest last names in history, recent college and Olympic champions, most career World Series home runs, and more than 200 others! The categories include... player, teams, single-season, career, single-game, decade, pitching, batting, fielding, home runs, stolen bases, World Series, ballparks, broadcasting, international, and dozens more. Includes statistics from the 2001 MLB regular season and 2001 World Series.

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Contents

Players
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beyond Number One More information about
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About the author (2002)

James Buckley, Jr. has written about sports for more than 15 years, including a stint as the editorial projects manager for Sports Illustrated. Today, he is the editorial director of the Shoreline Publishing Group, a book, magazine, and Web site editorial services company. Buckley also is the author of nearly 20 sports books for children, including DK's Eyewitness Baseball and four baseball-themed Dorling Kindersley Readers. He lives in Santa Barbara with his wife Patty and son Conor, a future Major League superstar.

David Fischer has written numerous books on sports for adults and young readers, including Greatest Sports Rivalries, The 50 Coolest Jobs in Sports, and Do Curve Balls Really Curve? He has written for the New York Times and Sports Illustrated for Kids, and has worked for Sports Illustrated, NBC Sports, and the National Sports Daily. He was presented a Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing in 1998. David lives in River Vale, New Jersey with his wife Carolyn and children Rachel and Jack.