Baseball's Best Decade: A Decade-By-Decade Comparison: 1920s-2000s

Baseball's Best Decade: A Decade-By-Decade Comparison: 1920s-2000s

by Carroll Conklin

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Overview

Could there be such a thing as a real golden age of baseball? Baseball's Best Decade takes you on a whirlwind tour of baseball from the 1920s through the 2000s. You'll see at a glance how hitters and pitchers stack up against each other from one decade to the next, and how changes in the game - from Babe Ruth's fence-busting bat to the rise of the relief specialist to the designated hitter - have made performance comparisons from one era to the next more challenging ... and, with the right statistical insights, absolutely fascinating. Baseball's Best Decade is the only source that compares combined major league performances on a decade-by-decade basis. Which decade did produce baseball's real golden age? The answers are finally available. And they'll surprise you. Enjoy the memories.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781494939199
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/07/2014
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 1,114,165
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Carroll Conklin combines a life-long passion for baseball with a three-decade career as a professional writer. He has published more than 20 books about baseball in the 1960s. He has also written books on topics ranging from marketing management to firing fears. A graduate of Ashland University and Bowling Green State University, Carroll has spent more than 20 years as an advertising copywriter and marketing strategist. He has taught copywriting and brand theory at The Ohio State University and the Columbus College of Art & Design. Carroll preaches the "gospel" of the 1960s as baseball's real golden age at 1960sBaseball.com. Followers at twitter.com/Baseball1960s receive highlights of what happened each day in 1960s baseball.

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