Baseball's Most Wanted? Boxed Set: Baseball's Most Wanted?, Baseball's Most Wanted? II, and The World Series' Most Wanted?

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Baseball history is brimming with the weird, the bizarre, and the hard to believe. Baseball's Most Wanted chronicles 700 of the most outlandish players, managers, and owners throughout baseball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail baseball’s top-ten inept players, strange plays, bad practical jokes, bizarre nicknames, murderers, politicians, Don Juans, unusual contracts, notable nicknames, curses, worst trades, freak injuries, unsolved mysteries, least-known records, and more. Many of these ...

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Overview

Baseball history is brimming with the weird, the bizarre, and the hard to believe. Baseball's Most Wanted chronicles 700 of the most outlandish players, managers, and owners throughout baseball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail baseball’s top-ten inept players, strange plays, bad practical jokes, bizarre nicknames, murderers, politicians, Don Juans, unusual contracts, notable nicknames, curses, worst trades, freak injuries, unsolved mysteries, least-known records, and more. Many of these anecdotes have been published here for the first time.

Baseball has so many stars and scrubs, quotables and notables - so many that one book just isn’t enough to cover them all. Enter Baseball's Most Wanted II. Starting where Baseball's Most Wanted left off, version 2.0 introduces even more colorful characters, inept fielders and hitters, and forgotten stars as well as all the teams, fans, managers, and even announcers who are a vibrant part of baseball’s past, present, and future. You’ll read top-ten lists of the best and worst hitters and pitchers, the most unique memorabilia, and the most obsessed fans.

The next in a long line of vaunted Most Wanted books from Potomac. The World Series Most Wanted tells the tale of October glory and heartbreak, of heroes and goats, and of the thin line between success and failure on baseball’s grandest stage. With a hopping sixty top-ten lists of World Series trivia, you’ll find all the trivia from the fall classic you can ask for.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574889147
  • Publisher: Potomac Books
  • Publication date: 1/31/2005
  • Series: Most Wanted
  • Pages: 1002
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 2.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Floyd Conner is the author of numerous popular sports books, including Baseball's Most Wanted™, Football's Most Wanted™, and Golf!, which sold more than 150,000 copies. He has been interviewed many times for radio, newspaper, and television and lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

John Snyder has a master's degree in history from the University of Cincinnati and a passion for baseball. He has authored twelve books on baseball, soccer, football, hockey, tennis, and travel, including Day by Day in Cincinnati Reds History, which he co-authored with Floyd Conner. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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