The Baseball Maniac's Almanac

by Bert Randolph Sugar

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  • 0071442669
  • 9780071429504
  • 9780071442664

A fantastic and far-flung compilation of stats, figures, and little-known nuggets about our national pastime

An addictive read, sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, The Baseball Maniac's Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser--and absolutely the greatest, most unusual and thorough compendium of baseball stats and facts ever compiled-- all verfied for accuracy by the Baseball Hall of Fame. Renowned sportswriter Bert Sugar, with his trademark tough-guy swagger, presents thousands of fascinating lists, tables, data, and stimulating facts about:

  • Individual players and teams
  • Managers • Player relatives
  • The Hall of Fame
  • Annual awards
  • The World Series
  • All-Star Games
  • A list of the all-time statistical leaders for all all the major league teams PLUS: A truly unforgettable "miscellany" section answers such mind-boggling questions as, "Which major-leaguers have palindromic surnames?" and "Which players born under each zodiac sign have hit the most career home runs?"

  • McGraw-Hill Education; March 2004
  • ISBN: 9780071442664
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: The Baseball Maniac's Almanac
  • Author: Bert Randolph Sugar
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0071442669
  • 9780071429504
  • 9780071442664

About The Author

Bert Sugar is one of the most recognized sportswriters in history, making numerous appearances on television and in feature films. Over the course of his 50-plus-year career, he has authored over a dozen books on baseball, and his knowledge of our national pastime is encyclopedic. He lives in Chappaqua, New York.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0071442669
  • 9780071429504
  • 9780071442664