The New Dickson Baseball Dictionary: A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations
Still not sure what makes a sinker different from a curve? Can't remember when the M&M boys played with the Yankees? Want to know where the "seventh-inning stretch" comes from? Then you've done the right thing by picking up this book - the most complete collection of baseball terms and slang to be found between two covers. Impeccably researched, The New Dickson Baseball Dictionary covers all the bases.
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A Great Baseball Companion!User Review - Overstock.com
This little gem of a book has tons of interesting tidbits about the world of baseball. Great for looking up information and definitions--also great for just browsing and amusing yourself with its many fun facts and stories. Read full review
Review: The New Dickson Baseball DictionaryUser Review - Not A Legend - Goodreads
the best book i've seen to explain those weird phrases that baseball broadcasters and journalists use. gives a definition, some background, the first example in history of the phrase being used, etc. a good book to have by your side when you're watching or listening to a game. Read full review