George Gmelch - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 351 pages
A televised baseball game from Puerto Rico, Japan, or even Cuba might look a lot like the North American game. Beneath the outward similarities, however the uniforms and ...
Allen Barra - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 290 pages
Presents a collection of essays that include, "Who Was Better, Babe Ruth or Barry Bonds," "Who Was the Greatest Lefthander of All Time," and "The Myth of Competitive Balance."
Bill Felber - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 416 pages
An analysis of modern baseball strategies in the tradition of Moneyball explores such tactics as the steal, the hit-and-run, and the line-up construction, in a study that ...
W. P. Kinsella - Fiction - 2001 - 224 pages
Magic Time is vintage Kinsella. It is a novel of hope and promise and baseball that becomes humorous, enchanting fiction.
David Nemec - Reference - 2006 - 1046 pages
The authoritative compendium of facts, statistics, photographs, and analysis that defines baseball in its formative first decades. This comprehensive reference work covers the ...