Would you love to know the incredible and exciting history of baseball?
Whether you want to (1) learn incredible and interesting facts about baseball history, (2) discover some of baseball’s greatest events and stories, or (3) be thoroughly entertained as you learn how baseball has evolved over the years, this book will teach you everything you need to know.
See what happens inside the game.
This book is about what makes baseball the sport it is today. We’ll take you inside a game to see what individual players are thinking. You will visit the early days of the sport to see some of the influences that have made the game what it is today. You will be inspired by the examples of real players who have pursued a dream, watched their dream crumble before their eyes, and then who persisted with dedication and hard work to attain success. If life is about winning and competition, then the game of baseball is rich soil in which to develop success.
Discover the greatest innovations to the game.
Because baseball relies equally upon chance and skill, you will discover some of the tactics players have used to try and improve their odds for success: changing the bat, scuffing the ball, bunting, stealing bases, and the use of any number of superstitions and good-luck charms, to name a few.
The Rich Culture of Baseball
Baseball is a sport rich in history, culture, and traditions. It doesn’t matter if you have devoted your entire life to the game or whether you know little about baseball besides its name; this book is for you! You will find inside these pages both inspiration and a treasure of knowledge to flesh out the game for you. Beyond a play-by-play description of the game dynamics, you will be introduced to some of the strategies that have made baseball so unpredictably fascinating.
Trace the Development of the Sport.
You will also meet some of the interesting people who have contributed to the game and you will learn from the ongoing legacy of practical innovation that has shaped baseball over its one hundred-plus years of history. You will be introduced to innovators such as John Hillerich, Barry Bonds, Russ Ford, Harry Decker, Albert Spalding, and Alexander Cartwright. You will discover the connection between the sport of baseball and dodge ball, find out why there is a large bump in the middle of the playing field, and be transported to the ballpark for the first time “The Star Spangled Banner” was sung by the crowd. You will be inspired by the lives of athletes who pursued their dreams and continued to hope even when it appeared they would never play again. In addition, you will learn how fans have shown their support for their favorite teams and encouraged them, even in the darkest of days. Whatever your interest or level of knowledge, “The History of Baseball” will entertain, educate, and inspire you.
What Will You Discover About Baseball History?
- The evolution of the game over the last 100 years.
- Incredibly true baseball stories.
- The inner workings of the game.
- The great players, teams, and baseball strategies.
- How fans have helped teams win championships.
You Will Also Learn:
- How baseball has influenced American culture.
- Wonderful baseball movies.
- Wild facts about baseball.
- The interesting lives of the best players of all time.
Discover the incredibly entertaining history of baseball.
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About the Author
Ace has been studying and implementing in self-development strategies for the last twenty five years, spending thousands of dollars and tremendous amounts of time and energy in this endeavor. His two favorite role models are Tony Robbins and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped." - Tony Robbins
"Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." - Arnold Schwarzenegger
"The path to success is to take massive, determined action." - Tony Robbins
Ace is a fitness enthusiast, long time body builder, an avid reader and passionate writer. He enjoys writing on subjects that will truly be helpful to thousands of people. Ace has been very successful throughout his life in competitive situations, such as in sales, track and field, games, strength training, running businesses and anything else that he is currently focusing his attention on. Ace has led many teams to victory over the years and during that time has acquired a powerful set of motivational and leadership skills. Ace Attributes his success to his ability to focus his time, energy and strategic thinking skills to a particular goal in a relentless manner until it has been accomplished.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Evolution of The Bat. 9
Chapter 2: The History of The Baseball 12
Chapter 3: All About The Baseball Glove. 15
Chapter 4: The Field of Play. 18
Chapter 5: Baseball Culture. 22
Chapter 6: Fifty Wild Baseball Facts. 29
Chapter 7: Incredible Baseball Stories. 35
Chapter 8: Favorite Baseball Movies. 40
My Other Books and Audio Books 48