By Bill Deane
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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Baseball Myths: Debating, Debunking, and Disproving Tales from the Diamond by Bill Deane