A Game of Inches

A Game of Inches

The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball : the Game Behind the Scenes

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
An encyclopedic fan's reference contains nearly one thousand entries comprising virtually every aspect of the game, from team-building histories and the evolution of equipment to game rules and strategies, in a dual-volume resource that also offers insight into the events that prompted key innovations. BOMC.

The Game Behind the Scenes continues and concludes Peter Morris's superb encyclopedia of the national pastime. This volume concentrates on ballparks, fans, marketing, statistics, the building of teams, and other related aspects of the game. But this is much more than just a reference guide. Award-winning author Peter Morris explains the context that led each new item to emerge when it did, and chronicles the often surprising responses to these innovations.

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An encyclopedic fan's reference of baseball contains nearly five hundred entries covering ballparks, fans, money, variants, inclusion, participants, competition, and statistics.

Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c2006
ISBN: 9781566637053
Branch Call Number: 796.35764 MOR
Characteristics: xxii, 384 p. ; 25 cm


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