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The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2006

4.36 of 5 stars 4.36  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2006 covers the history of every player, every team, and every season from 1902 through 2006, with detailed statistics and text summaries, as well as full coverage of this year's exciting pennant race.

-Which team became the first in history to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series?
-Who was the only player to pinch-hit a Worl
Paperback, 848 pages
Published February 7th 2006 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published January 1st 1974)
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This is a TOP TEN book in my baseball library.
Availability. OOP – Many editions can be found at reasonable prices.


The first author cited for the book, David Neft, “is an American writer and historian best known for his groundbreaking work in creating sports encyclopedias” (Wiki). Neft started the Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball in 1974. It was updated almost yearly after that, the last edition in 2007. The edition I actually have is that of 19
They apparently have stopped publishing annual editions of this fantastic reference work with complete statistics of every Major League Baseball season, which makes me want to KILL. But I apparently have found a book that no one else has rated, which makes me feel a little better.
John Yelverton
This was one of the most amazing jobs of compiling statistics that you will ever read.
What can I say: stats, stats, stats! Reading the yearly run downs are great too.
Ron Kaplan
baseball,baseball reference,baseball statistics
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