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Author Kaplan, Ron.

Title 501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read before They Die.

Imprint Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska Paperback, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (420 pages)
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Analysis; 2. Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir; 3. Ballparks; 4. Behind the Scenes; 5. Business; 6. Fiction; 7. History; 8. Instructionals; 9. International; 10. Minor Leagues; 11. Pop Culture; 12. Reference; 13. Statistics; 14. Umpires and Rules; 15. For Young Readers; Index.
Summary Propounding his "small ball theory" of sports literature, George Plimpton proposed that "the smaller the ball, the more formidable the literature." Of course he had the relatively small baseball in mind, because its literature is formidable-vast and varied, instructive, often wildly entertaining, and occasionally brilliant. From this bewildering array of baseball books, Ron Kaplan has chosen 501 of the best, making it easier for fans to find just the books to suit them (or to know what they're missing). From biography, history, fiction, and instruction to books about ballparks, busin.
Note Print version record.
Subject Baseball -- Collectibles -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Baseball -- Collectors and collecting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Book collecting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- Essays & Writings.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- Statistics.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Baseball -- General.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Other Form: Print version: Kaplan, Ron. 501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read before They Die. Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska Paperback, 2013 9780803240735
ISBN 9780803246485 (electronic bk.)
080324648X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBSZ 397478208
AU@ 000055175399

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