Baseball Scorekeeping: A Practical Guide to the Rules
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Baseball Scorekeeping: A Practical Guide to the Rules

3.87 of 5 stars 3.87  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Many fans enjoy keeping track of baseball action with easy abbreviations written on simple grids. Serious scorekeeping, however, is more complicated than just jotting down runs, outs, and the final score. Official scorekeeping requires a thorough knowledge of a large body of rules�many of which are confusing, and all of which must be followed carefully to ensure that the s...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published May 6th 2003 by McFarland
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Baseball Scorekeeping, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Baseball Scorekeeping

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 34)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Robert
People casually interested in baseball scorekeeping read Dickson's The Joy of Keeping Score. Those who are serious about keeping score read this. Wirkmaa analyzes each of the official rules. He does a very a very good job at digging deeper. As I recall, there were still some areas that were not covered quite as I thought they should. Even so, this is for the serious scorer. No other work approaches this on the subject.
John Cress
This is basically what it says it is, a reference book on the rules of baseball score keeping. This is cool to have if one wants to look up rare plays and how to score in addition to the basics. The book also gives in game examples to help with explanations of rules
Jim
Aug 12, 2009 Jim marked it as to-read
This is more of a reference book for baseball scoring situations as related to the rules of baseball (particularly section 10 of the Official Rules of Baseball). It would be boring to about 99.9% of the worlds population.
Lauren
Lauren added it
Jun 27, 2014
Garry R.
Garry R. marked it as to-read
May 16, 2014
John Edwards
John Edwards is currently reading it
May 05, 2014
Mike
Mike marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2014
Matthew Birt
Matthew Birt marked it as to-read
Sep 26, 2013
Annice
Annice marked it as to-read
Apr 24, 2013
Sarah
Sarah marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2013
Alan
Alan added it
May 17, 2012
Jonathan
Jonathan marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2011
Athena
Athena marked it as to-read
Nov 14, 2011
Missyjohnson1
Missyjohnson1 marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2010
Dan
Dan added it
Aug 28, 2008
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
The Complete Baseball Scorekeeping Handbook

Share This Book