Frommer on Sports
STAT BOOK TREATS FOR ALL:
The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia and More
Facts, figures, factoids, tables, charts, numbers . . .if all of
these are your game - you have come to the right place.
"The 2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia" edited by Gary Gilette and
Pete Palmer (Sterling Publishing, $24.95, 1760 pages) is a grand
slam collection of everything baseball.
Also from Sterling is "All-New Baseball Brainteasers" by Michael
Morse ((9.95, 160 pages) - - a book that has all the questions and
all the answers about 60 challenging rules situations that took
place in real-life big league baseball games.
From Acta Sports comes "How Bill James Changes Our View of Baseball"
edited by Gregory Augustine Pierce ($19.95, 144 pages), a no holds
barred outright bit of homage to James and "The New Ball Game" by
Glenn Guzzo ($14.95, 160 pages) a primer on old time baseball stats
and several new fangled ones.
"The Bill James Handbook" by Bill James and Baseball Info
($21.95, 480 pages) is a
mother lode of Jamesian baseball knowledge and insights complete
with stats, registers, projections - you're going to love it.
And two more from Acta Sports are "The Fielding Bible" by
John Dewan and Baseball Info Solutions ($19.95, 241 pages) and "The Hardball Times Baseball Annual"
($29.95, 352 pages). The usual suspects cover the usual subject
matter and a lot more.
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A noted oral historian and sports journalist, the author of 42 sports
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"Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball," his acclaimed REMEMBERING YANKEE
STADIUM was published in 2008 and his REMEMBERING FENWAY PARK: AN ORAL
AND NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE HOME OF RED SOX NATION was published to
acclaim in 2011. The prolific Frommer is at work on When It Was
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