Item description for MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: An Interactive Guide to the World of Sports (Sports By the Numbers) by Zack Hample Daniel J. Brush...
The first title devoted to America's national pastime in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the NumbersTM series!THE SPORT: Baseball is our national pastime-and the popularity of the game has never been greater than it is right now. The Sports by the NumbersTM franchise delves into the history of baseball and explores some of its greatest moments, legends, players, and teams in a unique and provocative numerical framework.THE FORMAT: The presentation created by the authors distinguishes Sports by the NumbersTM from everything else available today. Major League Baseball is composed of ten chapters, each offering one hundred numbered "mini-stories"-facts, anomalies, records, coincidences, and enthralling lore and trivia. Each chapter begins with a stirring Introduction highlighting the many exciting stories detailed in that chapter.INTERACTIVE: Numerical entries tagged with SBTN-All Star and SBTN-Hall of Fame logos are scattered throughout this book. These logos indicate that more information is available at our website www.sportsbythenumbers.com. Just click on the athletic locker in the bottom right-hand corner of the homepage and access additional reading material, audio and video clips, and more.Sports by the NumbersTM books are not just for die-hard sports fans, but for every fan and sports history reader who loves sports and wants to know more about their heroes and favorite teams. They will quench any fan's thirst for entertainment and knowledge.About the Authors: Daniel J. Brush is currently working on his Ph.D. at the University of Oklahoma. David Horne is a professional educator and former high school athletic director currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the University of Oklahoma. Marc CB Maxwell is a Ph.D. student at the University of Oklahoma and is the author of Surviving Military Separation: 365 Days (Savas Beatie, 2007).
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Release Date Sep 1, 2008
Publisher Savas Beatie
ISBN 1932714405 ISBN13 9781932714401