The New Thinking Fan's Guide to Baseball

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Simon & Schuster, 1991 - Baseball - 379 pages
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A good book for baseball novices, but also some info for die-hards... not included of course are any modern day ways of breaking down games and talent--read publications by Baseball Prospectus for that, or better yet, subscribe to their site... the best $4 a month a baseball fan could spend. Read full review

The new thinking fan's guide to baseball

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Since publication of Koppett's The Thinking Man's Guide ( LJ 8/67), baseball has added six major league teams, artificial turf, designated hitters, and other changes--for better or worse. Koppett ... Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Leonard Koppett, who covered the Dodgers, Yankees, and Giants for the "New York Herald Tribune," the "New York Post," and the "New York Times," is the author of numerous baseball books including "The Man in the Dugout "and "Thinking Man's Guide to Baseball. "Known as an intellectual sportswriter and guru to hundreds of writers, Koppett received the prestigious J. G. Taylor Spink Award from the Baseball Writers of America in 1992, which placed him in the writer's wing of the Hall of Fame.

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