6 edition of Sports Encyclopedia of Baseball found in the catalog.
Sports Encyclopedia of Baseball
David S. Neft
by St Martins Pr
Written in English
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baseball National summer sport of the USA and Canada, also popular in the Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Latin America, Australia, and Europe. A baseball field comprises an inner diamond 27m (90ft) on each side, and an outfield. The diamond has a central pitcher's mound with bases at three corners. The batter stands at the fourth, home plate. Teams consist of nine players who use a leather-covered hard ball, a wooden (in the professional game) or aluminum bat, and padded gloves. Additionally, the batter, catcher, and home-plate umpire wear special protective gear. Teams alternate turns in.
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From throughthe reference Sports Encyclopedia of Baseball book updated and revised lifetime numbers for every player, plus seasonal summaries of each team's performance.
In addition, there are details of every playoff and World Series game ever played, profiles of every no-hitter sinceupdated /5(14). The first author cited for the book, David Neft, is an American writer and historian best known for his groundbreaking work in creating sports encyclopedias (Wiki).
Neft started the Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball in It was updated almost yearly after that, the last edition in The edition I actually have is that of /5.
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That same year, they published groundbreaking new encyclopedias for football (The Sports Encyclopedia: Pro Football) and basketball (The Sports Encyclopedia: Pro Basketball). The baseball encyclopedia has been updated each spring, with the 27th edition appearing in Seventeen editions of the football encyclopedia were published (the last.
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Acceptable. The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball, by David S. Neft; Richard M. Cohen. Binding: Paperback. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text/5(37).
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The Baseball Encyclopedia was first published in and has become the classic sports reference book, selling over half a million copies throughout its nine editions.5/5(4). Baseball - Baseball - History: The term base-ball can be dated toin John Newbery’s children’s book A Little Pretty Pocket-Book.
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Also includes Rookie of the Year, Cy Young, and Most Valuable Player Price Range: $ - $ The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball (ISBNed.) is an encyclopedia written by David S. Neft, Richard M. Cohen, and Michael L. Neft, it is similar to encyclopedias such as Total Baseball except that it works year-by-year rather than player-by-player.
It is published yearly with over 20 editions to date. David S. Neft is the author of The Sports Encyclopedia Baseball, ( avg rating, 37 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Sports Encyclopedia ( /5.
David S. Neft and Richard M. Cohen are noted sports historians and co-authors of the "Sports Encyclopedia series. David S. Neft was a statistician and vice president of research for the Gannett Company before retiring. He lives in New York City.
Michael L Neft, the son of David Neft, is the director of MegaSports for the Associated Press.4/5(2). Books Express via United States: Hardcover, ISBN Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 7th ed., Completely rev.
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