The New Thinking Fan's Guide to Baseball

The New Thinking Fan s Guide to Baseball Out of print for years A Thinking Man s Guide to Baseball informed and entertained a generation of fans Now updated and expanded with over percent original material created for this edition T

  • Title: The New Thinking Fan's Guide to Baseball
  • Author: Leonard Koppett
  • ISBN: 9780671732059
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback
  • Out of print for 15 years, A Thinking Man s Guide to Baseball informed and entertained a generation of fans Now updated and expanded, with over 75 percent original material created for this edition, The New Thinking Fan s Guide to Baseball will enlighten and delight an entire new audience.

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    1. Even though this book has been around since 1991 (actually, the original version is from 1967), the book is well worth reading. All sorts of things in baseball have changed since the writing of this book. But the writer makes some great points. In the beginning of the book, he outlines a lot of things that baseball fans may have picked up over the years. Umpire positions, facts about the various positions. Importance of fielders. And there is a lot toward the end of the book that comes from his [...]

    2. Quite simply one of the best baseball books I've read. An in-depth guide to understanding every nuance of baseball in an easy to read, yet detailed, examination of each facet of the game. If you love baseball, this book is for you. If you would like to understand why the person you love loves baseball, this book is for you. If you just don't get baseball, this book will help you understand why we love baseball.

    3. A good book for baseball novices, but also some info for die-hards not included of course are any modern day ways of breaking down games and talent--read publications by Baseball Prospectus for that, or better yet, subscribe to their site the best $4 a month a baseball fan could spend.

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