The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia

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Gary Gillette, Pete Palmer
Sterling Publishing, Feb 25, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 1760 pages
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From ESPN, the sports experts, comes the most informative baseball compilation ever created—and the next best thing to watching the home team win!
A baseball lover’s ultimate guide, based on a remarkable database compiled by the award-winning godfather of statistical baseball analysis, Pete Palmer, and edited by respected baseball historian and commentator Gary Gillette. Featuring totally revised and up-to-date statistics, this all-star encyclopedia is the most complete and accurate baseball database ever compiled. Brought to fans at an unbeatable price, it’s brimming with illuminating essays and information. There’s comprehensive year-by-year and team-by-team batting and pitching statistics for all players in major league history; all-time leaders in 150 categories; all-inclusive coverage of career interruptions due to wartime military service; and loads more stats and facts on teams, managers, and ballparks.
“I want a bumper sticker: You can have my Baseball Encyclopedia when you tear it from my cold, dead hands.” –Bill James, Author of the Historical Baseball Abstract
“Baseball fans haven’t been able to get this much for so little since baseball cards were a quarter a pack.”—Mat Olkin, writer and editor for USA Today and Sports Weekly

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I would highly recommend this book for both the novice and avid fan. It is a good value and it is packed with information. For fans of The Sporting News Baseball Register, this book is the only ... Read full review

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Gillette, G., Palmer, P., & Gammons, P. (2008, February 28). The espn baseball encyclopedia, fifth edition (espn pro baseball encyclopedia. (5th ed.). New York, NY: Sterling Publishing. Citation by ... Read full review



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