Book of Baseball Stuff
[great Records, Weird Happenings, Odd Facts, Amazing Moments & Cool Things]Book - 2009
"This book hits a grand slam right out of the park! No diehard devotee of the diamond will be able to resist this completely out-of-the ordinary look at the sport. It's rich in anecdotes about team superstitions (from the black cat that haunted the Cubs to the "Curse of the Bambino"), the antics of the superstars, and other stuff that comes out of left field. Think today's umpires have a temper? Wait till you read about the 19th century New Jersey ump who pulled out a gun and shoved it in the face of a player who came at him with a bat. Or about the time three Brooklyn Dodger runners found themselves at third base ogether."
Publisher: Morganville, NJ : Imagine Pub., 2009
Branch Call Number: 796.357 MART
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. ; 16 cm