101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out
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101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  4 reviews
This book provides profiles of 101 ballpark attractions, museum exhibits, statues, plaques, gravesites, shrines, bars, restaurants, and pop culture landmarks that reflect the game’s rich history and quirky lore....more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published March 4th 2008 by Lyons Press
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Ron Kaplan
Fans can also have fun, according to Josh Pahigian, by visiting any of the 101 BASEBALL PLACES TO SEE BEFORE YOU STRIKE OUT. From the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown to the banks of the New Jersey river where they harvest the indigenous mud to rub the shine off new balls, there are ballparks, museums, restaurants and other attractions (including the Alcor Life Extension Foundation, where Ted Williams� s head was reported to be stored in the deep freeze) to satisfy the most particular customers. Pahi...more
Jeff Bowen
Decent read, needs updating.

Decent read, needs updating.

The book was so-so because it showed some places that even the die-hard baseball fan probably wouldn't go to simply because some lack historical significance. But it does show holes-in-the-walls such as restaurants and even a car wash. It's a good starter book for the baseball traveller nonetheless.
I would have given this 4 Stars if Josh had stopped at 100 and left that idiot Dysktra's Car Wash off this list. Overall though I loved the way this book was put together. A mish-mash of different baseball related things to do, see, eat at, etc. throughout the USA. I liked that it wasn't just one type of baseball element that Pahigian was focused on (like ballparks, or museums). I also like that with each of his selections he provides a picture (for most) and the location of the place so if you...more
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