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By Bill Deane

Baseball fans were perpetuating, debating, and debunking myths for almost centuries, generating a treasury of baseball tales and “facts.” but by no means sooner than have those components of baseball heritage been conscientiously scrutinized and compiled into one complete work—until now. In Baseball Myths: Debating, Debunking, and Disproving stories from the Diamond, award-winning researcher invoice Deane examines baseball legends—old and new.

This e-book covers such mythical avid gamers as Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Pete Rose, and Derek Jeter, whereas additionally lesser-known figures like Dummy Hoy, Grover Land, Wally Pipp, and Babe Herman—not to say those who chanced on popularity in different fields, similar to Civil battle common Abner Doubleday, Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. Deane’s unique learn and good judgment will teach, amuse, and infrequently shock readers, revealing the reality in the back of such legends because the inventor of baseball, the 1st black participant within the significant leagues, or even the beginning of the new dog.

With images, stats, and greater than eighty myths tested, this ebook is bound to fascinate every body, from the informal baseball fan to lifelong devotees of the sport.

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