Baseball's Zaniest Moments

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Sterling Publishing Company, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 96 pages
How did National League officials insure the authenticity of Mark McGwire's home run balls as he passed the 50 homer mark during the 1998 season? Under what unusual circumstances did Ken Griffey, Jr., sign a football? When is a record not really a record? Baseball is filled with hundreds of zany stories-- and the funniest and most unusual ones unfold in this collection. Did you know that:
* Dave Kingman played for four teams in one season?
* Hall of Fame shortstop Luke Appling once ended up with a coffeepot when he was diving for a baseball?
* Glen Hubbard is pictured with a nine-foot python draped around his neck and shoulders on his 1984 Fleer baseball card?

These and other strange and extraordinary facts about the classic teams and the greatest players await you.

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