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Baseball for Everyone
Explores the finer points of playing each position, lingers on the pitcher's craft, and presents the psychology as well as the mechanics of hitting. With a foreword by famed baseball writer Peter Golenbock to this paperback edition, this title is written by an all-around player. This book is aimed at aspiring young players and fans.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 15th 2003 by International Marine Publishing
(first published 1949)
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This well written book combines the story of the legendary Joe DiMaggio with the elements of the game of baseball, all told from within his perspective. It shows the ways of the major leagues in an easily understood and well-written viewpoint that fans will enjoy and understand. This is the perfect book for any person who follows the sport of baseball and will help those who don’t understand the sport understand it. No other book achieves the quality writing that this book contains and readers s ...more
This is one of the best books about baseball itself that I've come across. In it,DiMaggio goes through each position on the field, as well as the pitcher, and describes clearly the responsibilities of each. For a relative novice to the game, I found it immensely enlightening and informative.