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Baseball for Dummies

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"Joe Morgan again shows himself a rare bird: an ex-jock with savvy and the ability to communicate it." "-People" "This book has something for everybody, from longtime fans to Little Leaguers." "-New York Newsday"

"Baseball For Dummies, Third Edition, " is for baseball fans at all levels, from players and coaches to spectators who love the game. Baseball Hall of Fame player
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Published March 4th 2011 by For Dummies (first published January 5th 1998)
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Stephanie
May 17, 2008 Stephanie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: baseball
If you have a basic knowledge of the game of baseball and really want to delve in deeper to the game, the rules, the strategies and traditions...this book is for you. I found after reading the book, I could keep up with my die hard and very knowledgable baseball fan husband who has been playing, coaching and even managing baseball all his life. You really need to love the game or desire to have more than a basic knowledge of the game though, to enjoy this book.
Thomas Bonar
Not just for dummies, this is a GREAT baseball book!
Nick
Jun 18, 2010 Nick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
gain a better appreciation for baseball
Leew49
Apr 06, 2016 Leew49 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfiction, sports
How do you grip the ball differently when throwing a curve vs a fastball? Where does the 2nd baseman position himself with a runner on 1st and a left-handed batter at the plate? What pitcher won the most games? Who holds the highest slugging percentage of all time, and how do you calculate a slugging percentage? How do the major league ballparks differ? How so you keep a scorecard? What rules and historic events have changed the game over the years?

Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan has answers
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Ashley
An alright read. Not as engaging as the football version, but still learned quite a bit.
Marcus
Apr 29, 2008 Marcus rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: John Sefick
John, you should really read this.
Jessica
Aug 14, 2008 Jessica rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love the 'for Dummies' series.
they are quick witted and very direct and to the point.
This book was no exception- very detailed, and fun to read.

Love it!
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