Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia: From the Legendary to the Obscure, 500 Baseball Questions Covering All the Numbers

Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia: From the Legendary to the Obscure, 500 Baseball Questions Covering All the Numbers

by Ken Shouler

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Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia: From the Legendary to the Obscure, 500 Baseball Questions Covering All the Numbers by Ken Shouler

What baseball team was the first all-professional team?
What team won its first five World Series appearances?
The first radio broadcast of a Major League game occurred in what year, in what city, and on what station?
This player hit the first All-Star Game home run in what year?

In The Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia, baseball aficionado Ken Shouler packs in more than 500 Q&As, covering the game's all-time greats and not-so-greats, teams past and present, legend and lore, colorful personalities, and, of course, the numbers. Test your knowledge with dozens of quizzes on remarkable game moments, historical turning points, and mind-blowing statistics. Licensed by Major League Baseball and checked by the Baseball Hall of Fame, this book brims with bafflers, stunners, and confounders that will take you into extra innings.

Perfect for the box seat, bleachers, or bar stool, The Major League Baseball Book of Fabulous Facts and Awesome Trivia will challenge devotees and enlighten novices the all-time Great American Game.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061073731
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2001
Series: Harperresource Book Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Ken Shouler is senior editor of reference at Total Sports Publishing. He was one of the panelists selected by Major League Baseball to pick the "All-Century Team" in 1999 and appeared in MLB's All-Century video. His books include The Real 100 Best Baseball Players of All-Time and Why and The Experts Pick Basketball's Best 50 Players in the Last 50 Years. He is currently a writer and project editor for two encyclopedias, Total Basketball and Total Billiards: The World Encyclopedia of Cue Sports. He is also project editor for Total Boxing. Before joining Total Sports Publishing he taught philosophy for eighteen years at the City University of New York and freelanced for many magazines, including Sports, Inside Sports, Arts and Entertainment, Biography, and several Street and Smith's annuals. He writes regularly for Cigar Aficionado and lives in Harrison, New York, with his wife, Rose Marie.

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