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The Resource Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman

Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman

Label
Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball
Title
Baseball miscellany
Title remainder
everything you always wanted to know about baseball
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Silverman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides color photographs and miscellaneous information about some of the fascinating individuals, lore, facts, and statistics in America's national pastime
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silverman, Matthew
Dewey number
796.357/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV873
LC item number
.S499 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
Label
Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why does the visiting team always bat first? -- How does a curveball curve? -- Why was Joe diMaggio called "The Yankee Clipper"? -- Why is the next batter considered to be "on deck"? -- When did umpires start using hand signals? -- Why do some new stadiums have the same name as old ones? -- Why do pitchers throw overhand in baseball and underhand in softball? -- Why do teams start a different pitcher each day? -- Why is the number 42 on the wall at every stadium? -- Why is there a National League and an American League? -- What is a Met? -- Why is the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York? -- Sp who invented baseball? -- Why is the spitball illegal? -- Why do managers wear uniforms in the dugout? -- The names for baseman, outfields, pitcher, and catcher make sense : but why "shortstop"? -- What is the loss column and why is it so important? -- Why do some teams not have player's names on the back of their uniforms? -- Who won the first World Series? -- Just what is a sandlot anyway? -- Why is there a seventh-inning stretch? -- Who wrote "Take me out to the ball game"? -- How many times did Ty Cobb steal home? -- Why is there ivy on the walls at Wrigley Field? -- Why is Fenway Park;s "Green Monster" so tall? -- Why does St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa sometimes bat the pitcher eighth? -- What is the most memorable stadium promotion ever held?
Control code
ocn662404288
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 180 pages
Isbn
9781616081966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781616081966
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)662404288
Label
Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why does the visiting team always bat first? -- How does a curveball curve? -- Why was Joe diMaggio called "The Yankee Clipper"? -- Why is the next batter considered to be "on deck"? -- When did umpires start using hand signals? -- Why do some new stadiums have the same name as old ones? -- Why do pitchers throw overhand in baseball and underhand in softball? -- Why do teams start a different pitcher each day? -- Why is the number 42 on the wall at every stadium? -- Why is there a National League and an American League? -- What is a Met? -- Why is the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York? -- Sp who invented baseball? -- Why is the spitball illegal? -- Why do managers wear uniforms in the dugout? -- The names for baseman, outfields, pitcher, and catcher make sense : but why "shortstop"? -- What is the loss column and why is it so important? -- Why do some teams not have player's names on the back of their uniforms? -- Who won the first World Series? -- Just what is a sandlot anyway? -- Why is there a seventh-inning stretch? -- Who wrote "Take me out to the ball game"? -- How many times did Ty Cobb steal home? -- Why is there ivy on the walls at Wrigley Field? -- Why is Fenway Park;s "Green Monster" so tall? -- Why does St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa sometimes bat the pitcher eighth? -- What is the most memorable stadium promotion ever held?
Control code
ocn662404288
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 180 pages
Isbn
9781616081966
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781616081966
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)662404288

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