The New Baseball Bible: Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends from Our National Pastime

The New Baseball Bible: Notes, Nuggets, Lists, and Legends from Our National Pastime


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Discover how the players’ approach, use of equipment, and even salaries and schedules have changed over time. Learn the origin of team and player nicknames, fun facts about the All-Star Game and World Series, and so much more.

For Yankee and Red Sox fans, for Dodger and Giant fans, for Cubs and Cardinal fans, for every baseball fan, The New Baseball Bible serves as the perfect gift for fans of America’s pastime.

For fans of baseball trivia, this updated version of The New Baseball Bible, first published as The Baseball Catalog in 1980 and now fully up to date, is sure to provide something for everyone, regardless of team allegiance. The book covers the following topics: beginnings of baseball, rules and records, umpires, how to play the game (i.e., strategy), equipment, ballparks, famous faces (i.e., Hank Aaron vs. Babe Ruth), managers, executives, trades, the media, big moments in history, the language of baseball, superstitions and traditions, spring training, today’s game, and much more.

Veteran sportswriter Dan Schlossberg weaves in facts, figures, and famous quotes, discusses strategy, and provides stats and images—many of them never previously published elsewhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683583462
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/17/2020
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 238,135
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dan Schlossberg, a former AP sportswriter, is the author or coauthor of nearly 40 baseball books, including When the Braves Ruled the Diamond; Making Airwaves: 60 Years at Milo's Microphone; Designated Hebrew: the Ron Blomberg Story; and The 300 Club: Have We Seen the Last of Baseball's 300-Game Winners? A national baseball writer for since June 2018, he also contributes to USA TODAY Sports Weekly, Sports Collectors Digest, Latino Sports, Boston Red Sox Diamond Days, and numerous other outlets. A Bronx native raised in New Jersey, he has won awards for his work from the Garden State Journalists Association and the North American Travel Journalists Association, which he co-founded in 1991. He once announced baseball games over Syracuse University's WAER with Len Berman and continues to do freelance broadcast work in addition to writing and public speaking.  

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