The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2007
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The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2007

by David S. Neft, Michael L. Neft, Richard M. Cohen
     
 

The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2007 covers the history of every player, every team, and every season from 1902 through 2006, with detailed statistics and text summaries, as well as full coverage of this year's exciting pennant race.

-Which team became the first in history to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series?

-Who was the only

Overview

The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2007 covers the history of every player, every team, and every season from 1902 through 2006, with detailed statistics and text summaries, as well as full coverage of this year's exciting pennant race.

-Which team became the first in history to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series?

-Who was the only player to pinch-hit a World Series home run?

-Who became the first to manage five straight pennant winners, and in what years did he do it?

-What 1970s team won a pennant with only one player hitting more than twenty homers, no player driving in eighty runs, no player stealing even ten bases, no player hitting .300, and only one pitcher winning more than fifteen games?

The answers to these and thousands of other baseball questions can be found in this fully up-to-date, fact-filled reference book.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A fine contribution to baseball statistical sorcery." -The Sporting News

"A must-have for serious baseball fans." -Entertainment Weekly

"Year in and year out, the indispensable reference." -Seattle Times/Post Intelligencer

"One of the handiest and most reliable baseball reference books around." —San Diego Union Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312363598
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/06/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.41(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.86(d)

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