The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball

Description

The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2004 covers the history of every player, every team, and every season from 1902 through 2003, 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 hit a pinch-hit World Series home run? · Who became the first to manage five straight pennant winners, and in what years did he do it? · What 1970s team won a pennant with only one player hitting more than twenty homers, no player driving in eighty runs, no player stealing even ten bases, no player hitting .300, and only one pitcher winning more than fifteen games? The answers to these and thousands of other baseball questions can be found in this fully up-to-date, fact-filled reference book. The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2004 covers the history of every player, every team, and every season from 1902 through 2003, 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 hit a pinch-hit World Series home run? · Who became the first to manage five straight pennant winners, and in what years did he do it? · What 1970s team won a pennant with only one player hitting more than twenty homers, no player driving in eighty runs, no player stealing even ten bases, no player hitting .300, and only one pitcher winning more than fifteen games? The answers to these and thousands of other baseball questions can be found in this fully up-to-date, fact-filled reference book.

Details

Author(s)
Richard M Cohen, Michael L Neft, David S Neft
Format
Paperback | 817 pages
Dimensions
208.28 x 269.24 x 50.8mm | 1,338.09g
Publication date
17 Feb 2004
Publisher
St. Martin's Press
Publication City/Country
United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
24th
ISBN10
031230479X
ISBN13
9780312304799