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The Wit & Wisdom of Baseball

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The perfect gift for baseball fans of all ages, all generations, all over the world. A lively mix of trivia, anecdotes, observations, and quotations from and about baseball's most colorful characters. Shaped in the form of a baseball, this book also features original illustrations that help bring the stories to life.
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Publications International (first published 1997)
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HBalikov
Nov 26, 2014 HBalikov rated it liked it
Looking for a broader view of our "national pastime," I picked this book rather than its competitors, which include: The Wit and Wisdom of Satchel Paige, The Wit and Wisdom of Casey Stengel, The Wit and Wisdom of Yogi Berra, etc.

Okay......you have to love the game to be interested in this book. Otherwise, you need to be researching your PhD in sociology to value Mark Twain's observation, "Baseball is the very symbol, the outward and visible expression of the drive and push and rush and and strug
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Jeffrey
Jan 21, 2013 Jeffrey rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: No one I got it as a gift
Shelves: sports
Kind of a book to read on the toilet or when you have nothing else to do.

Basically witty sometimes funny comments about baseball by famous sports people.
Reed Johnson
Jun 05, 2016 Reed Johnson rated it liked it
It counts as a book read.
Liz
Sep 15, 2012 Liz rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Intersting book of stories and quotes from baseball players. Faves p. 137, 143-fave!, 147 [appx. 8/2002]
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