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Baseball Records Illustrated

Abbot Neil Solomon

Baseball Records Illustrated

by Abbot Neil Solomon

  • 344 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball - Statistics,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Sale Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8572530M
    ISBN 101555211569
    ISBN 109781555211561
    OCLC/WorldCa18799010

    “Baseball-An Illustrated History” hardcover book by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns. An incredible publication that should be on everyone’s coffee table. This book covers baseball from its earliest history through modern times. Published in this is a first edition book with glorious pages of baseball Rating: % positive.   An Illustrated History Of Baseball George Marks / Stringer / Getty Images Baseball evolved from the British game of rounders, and is a cousin to cricket in that it also involves two teams that alternate on defense and offense and involve throwing a ball to a batsman who attempts to "bat" it away and run safely to a : Scott Kendrick.

    Baseball An Illustrated History, by Geoffrey C. Ward, based on a documentary filmscript by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns (read 25 Aug ) I watched the Ken Burns documentary when it was on TV but that is a while back and I found reading this book, which has material in it not shown in the film, eminently worthwhile and many of the accounts were extremely interesting/5(5).   From the authority on baseball research and statistics comes a vast and fascinating compendium of unique baseball lists and records. The SABR Baseball List & Record Book is an expansive collection of pitching, hitting, fielding, home run, team, and rookie records not available online or in any other book. This is a treasure trove of baseball history for statistically minded baseball .

      Batter Up! 30 of the Best Baseball Books Dana Lee When legendary Yankees manager Joe Torre was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, he closed out his speech with a thought I always go back to whenever I’m asked why I love the game: “There is a power to both patience and persistence. Baseball's Greatest Players. The Sporting News is nothing short of the most respected and legendary magazine / newspaper in sports history. Their coverage of baseball has no rival and they are simply the most respected source of baseball statistics anywhere.


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Baseball Records Illustrated [Abbot Neil Solomon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Solomon, Abbot Neil. Major League Baseball Ultimate Book of Records documents the absolute best of the best and packs each achievement into this lavishly illustrated book where fans will be treated to never-before-seen photographs of their favourite players.

Double-page spreads will show Henderson racing to second base to claim the stolen base record, while another full color spread celebrates Bond's crushing hit that set 4/4(22). "Baseball: An Illustrated History" is the companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary. The narrative, written by Geoffrey C.

Ward, is based on the documentary filmscript by Ward and Burns. What this means in practical terms is that everything you hear and a lot of what you see in the celebrated series is in this book, plus a lot by: Baseball Records Illustrated by Abbot Neil Solomon.

Published November by Book Sales. Written in English. Sports Illustrated’s The Story of Baseball in Photographs explores baseball’s cultural heritage and its path to becoming the country’s. Sports Illustrated's has polled its Major League Baseball experts to determine the ultimate Top 10 in more than 20 categories.

The rankings appear alongside stunning photography and classic stories from SI's archives. This is the best of the best in the major leagues, or, more simply, Baseball's Greatest/5(). The Baseball Book is a perennial favorite in the highly successful series of coffee-table books released by Sports Illustrated every holiday season since /5(48).

Baseball Records Major League Baseball Records Baseball is the only professional sport where every single thing that every player on the field does is recorded — good or bad. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s unmatched storytelling is in high form in a book that renders exquisite anecdotes, and explores baseball’s cultural heritage and uniquely American character, all in unforgettable style/5(65).

Description or summary of the book: The acclaimed nationwide best seller and companion volume to Ken Burns's grand-slam PBS documentary-updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning that looks back on the age of steroids, home-run records, the rise of Latino players, and so much more.

With a narrative by / Ron Martirano is a lifelong sports fan, sportswriter, and editor boasting nearly twenty years of teaching and publishing experience. He is the author of Baseball: Great Records, Weird Happenings, Odd Facts, Amazing Moments & Other Cool Stuff and Football: Great Records, Weird Happenings, Amazing Moments & Other Cool Stuff.

Ron lives in Astoria, Queens with his wife/5(65). To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our.

The fourth book in the fan-favorite Rookie Book series, Sports Illustrated Kids explains the most popular sport in the world to its youngest fans. The ref blows the whistle, the striker approaches for kickoff, feet fly—a soccer match is underway!Brand: Sports Illustrated Books.

And a wealth of pictures, many in full color, document baseball's evolution since the mid-nineteenth century and bring to life its most memorable practitioners. Monumental, affecting, informative, entertaining, and sumptuously illustrated - Baseball is a book that speaks to all Americans.5/5(1).

"Baseball: An Illustrated History" is the companion volume to Ken Burns' PBS documentary. The narrative, written by Geoffrey C. Ward, is based on the documentary filmscript by Ward and Burns.

What this means in practical terms is that everything you hear and a lot of what you see in the celebrated series is in this book, plus a lot more/5(38). The book baseball by Geoffrey c. ward,ken burns is a great gives a lot of background info on how the game was also talks about the legends like babe Ruth,Willie mays,etc It is worth the has so many facts and data about the tells you about how the game was created and the equipment was designed is /5.

This book called '', Sports Illustrated The Baseball Book'', by Sports Illustrated is a really challenging book. It was really challenging because like their was a lot of words in the story that I really didn't know how to say. Also the words were small so it was hard to read.

This story was telling you about all the baseball history of baseball/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Footnote Production." Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations ; 32 cm: Responsibility. Because the book is based on a documentary filmscript, the narrative sometimes seems a bit episodic, jumping from scene to scene and story to story.

Overall, however, this rich and suggestive history is one of the finest books produced on baseball. Highly recommended.

[Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 5/1/]-Paul Kaplan, Lake Villa Dist. Lib., Ill/5(14). The Elias Book of Baseball Records has been the source for baseball records for several generations. Originally titled The Little Red Book of Baseball, its growth required it being renamed in A complete collection of these books, which are revised and printed annually, can be very valuable.

Originally published inthe revised edition of the book adds six new names, including Wendell Smith, who was one of the best baseball writers within the African American press and whose name is now better-known thanks to the recent film "42" about Jackie Robinson.

This is oral history at its best. The most important book ever published on Negro League baseball, Peterson's pioneering tome brought the other side of the color line to life.

Sports Illustrated, Sport, Baseball America, Baseball Weekly, Baseball Digest, The New York Clipper, and The Sporting News are just a sample of the titles contained in the Library’s collection. In addition to print editions, some of these – Sporting Life and The Sporting News.