Baseball For Dummies (Paperback) - Morgan, Joe/ Lally, Dick/ Anderson, Sparky (FRW)

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Covers new star players, new stadiums, and game milestones

Get all the inside tips, stats, and facts and play like a Major Leaguer

Let Joe Morgan take you out to the ballpark in this update of his classic guide to the National Pastime. From how to throw a knuckleball or hit an inside pitch to how to keep a scorecard or pick a winning fantasy league team, he covers all the bases -- and shows you how to get the most out of the game.

Discover how toImprove your hitting, pitching, and fieldingFind a team to play on, from Little League on upEvaluate stats, players, and recordsCoach or umpire effectivelyGet more out of a trip to the ballpark

Praise for Joe Morgan and Baseball For Dummies(R)

"Joe Morgan again shows himself a rare bird: an ex-jock with savvy and the ability to communicate it."
-- People

"This book is a grand slam."
-- Pete Rose

"This book has something for everybody, from longtime fans to Little Leaguers."
-- New York Newsday

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9780764575372
SKU 36406337
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0764575376
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 7.25L x 1.25T
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Editors Note "Joe Morgan again shows himself a rare bird: an ex-jock with savvy and the ability to communicate it."|-People||"This book has something for everybody, from longtime fans to Little Leaguers."|-New York Newsday||Baseball For Dummies, Third Edition, is for baseball fans at all levels, from players and coaches to spectators who love the game. Baseball Hall of Fame player and ESPN baseball analyst Joe Morgan explains baseball with remarkable insight, using down-to-earth language so everyone from the casual observer to the die-hard fan can gain a fuller appreciation of the sport. This updated edition features:||||Everything you need to know about the game, from what it takes to play each position and how to hit and run the bases to what to watch for in the game and how to appreciate the finer points of the sport||Coverage of new star players, new stadiums, and game milestones||The lowdown on today's baseball Web resources||The latest on stats and sabermetrics||The inside story on the new steroid rules||||From how to throw a knuckleball or hit an inside pitch to how to keep a scorecard or pick a winning fantasy league team, Morgan covers all the bases, showing you how to get the most out of the game. You'll see how to:||||Improve your hitting, pitching, and fielding||Find a team to play on, from Little League on up||Evaluate stats, players, and records||Coach or umpire effectively||Get more out of a trip to the ballpark||||Complete with Morgan's personal lists of top-ten pitchers, fielders, and relievers, as well as new quotes from Derek Jeter and Keith Hernandez, Baseball For Dummies gives you all the inside tips, facts, and stats so you can play like a Major Leaguer!
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