Baseball Bafflers: Quizzes, Trivia, and Other Balllpark Challenges

Baseball Bafflers: Quizzes, Trivia, and Other Balllpark Challenges

by Fastball Makov
     
 

This ultimate compilation of all-things-baseball includes such fan-talizing topics as Little Known Rules, Trick Plays, Quotes of the Game, and Funny Moments. Test your baseball IQ with real-life game situations and official scoring dilemmas, then read how umpires, managers, and other baseball authorities called the play. Experience the game's zaniest moments, its

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This ultimate compilation of all-things-baseball includes such fan-talizing topics as Little Known Rules, Trick Plays, Quotes of the Game, and Funny Moments. Test your baseball IQ with real-life game situations and official scoring dilemmas, then read how umpires, managers, and other baseball authorities called the play. Experience the game's zaniest moments, its most intriguing anecdotes, its most colorful players, and all of the action behind the scenes as well as on the field. It's all here: the questions and answers, the stories and stats - everything but "The Star-Spangled Banner" - making Baseball Bafflers and entertaining and engaging celebration of the Great American Sport.

A wide range of experts compiled these golden moments, from sports journalists to retired players, to trivia experts and devoted fans, making it a must-have for armchair umpires everywhere.

In sections such as Baseball's Strangest Moments and You're the Umpire:

- Find out how players from the Chicago Cubs fooled a San Francisco Giants rookie when his baseball disappeared.

- Read about the manager who was so bored with the game that he left it for a hot dog!

- Experience some of Yogi Berra's great lines: "I want to thank all of you fans for making this night necessary" or "It's deja vu all over again."

- Find out which baseball player signed a football before his eager fan was dragged away.

- Read about such strange baseball superstitions as using colored bats or creating special nicknames.

- Discover the pitcher who came up with a no-hitter during his very first start!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579121679
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 6.08(h) x 0.70(d)

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