Baseball for Everyone

Baseball for Everyone

A Treasury of Baseball Lore and Instruction for Fans and Players

Book - 2002
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A rare nugget from baseball's Golden Age, Baseball for Everyone is a nostalgic treasury of baseball lore written by arguably the best player of all time, and a colorful tour of the pre-war major leagues featuring anecdotes and advice on how to play the game and how to appreciate it from many players now enshrined in baseball's Hall of Fame. First published in 1948 by McGraw-Hill as Baseball for Everyone, this book features advice, musings, and opinions on playing each position as well as instructions on essential skills such as hitting, baserunning, pitching, and catching - all of it illustrated with anecdotes involving the greats of the game, and much of it still every bit as relevant today. DiMaggio, whose 1941 record for hitting safely in 56 straight games still stands, also offers advice on dealing with slumps. Noted baseball commentator, the late Red Barber, whose discussions with Bob Edwards were a regular weekly feature on PBS's Morning Edition for years, wrote a special chapter on How to Score. Baseball for Everyone provides clear, thoughtful wisdom on the mechanics and nuances of the game: * Batters who take preliminary waggles with the bat frequently find themselves ou
Publisher: Camden, Me. : McGraw-Hill, c2002
ISBN: 9780071387989
Branch Call Number: 796.357 DI MAGGIO
796.357 DI MAGGIO
Characteristics: xi, 224 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm


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