The Baseball encyclopedia: the complete and definitive record of major league baseball

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Macmillan, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 2857 pages
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Celebrating its tenth edition, The Baseball Encyclopedia is recognized worldwide as the authoritative source for baseball statistics. The Baseball Encyclopedia was first published in 1969 and has become the classic sports reference book, selling over half a million copies throughout its nine editions. With the tenth edition, the tradition continues of producing the finest baseball statistical volume ever. The Encyclopedia is the home of reliable, accessible, objective baseball stats and is known simply as "the Bible of Baseball".
-- A complete listing of every one of the 14,000 men who have played in the major leagues and their single-season and lifetime records
-- An alphabetical roster of all major league managers and their records
-- A chronological listing of teams and their players Complete fielding stats for every, player who has played
-- A Home/Road Performance Register
-- Inning-by-inning line scores and summaries for all World Series, League Championship Series, Divisional Playoff Series, and All-Star Games
-- A comprehensive register of career and single-season leaders Negro League statistics
-- All-American Girls Professional Baseball League stats
-- New to the tenth edition! All-Time Team Rosters -- a listing of the team roster for every franchise since 1876

It's the Grand Slam of sports books, bigger and better with every edition. The Baseball Encycloped

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User Review  - EnriqueFreeque - LibraryThing

This book weighs 4.5 pounds. Four-point-five pounds of mostly raw statistical data sans statistical analysis on over sized coffee-table style pages with teensy margins, font size at most 7, printed on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Randal - Goodreads

Overtaken by books with sabrmetric stats. A classic in its day. Read full review

Contents

PART TWO Special Achievements
15
part three AllTime Leaders
29
part four The Teams and Their Players
55
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