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2017 Official Rules of Major League Baseball

2017 Official Rules of Major League Baseball Author Triumph Books
ISBN-10 1629373532
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 240
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An important resource for umpires, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of Major League Baseball (MLB), this handbook lists the dos and don’ts of the national pastime. Fully up-to-date, this book contains the official and sanctioned MLB rules and their interpretations per the Playing Rules Committee, the sole group that determines baseball’s regulations.

Official Baseball Rules

Official Baseball Rules Author Tom Lepperd
ISBN-10 0996114041
Release 2017-01-01
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Official Baseball Rules has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Official Baseball Rules also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Official Baseball Rules book for free.

2018 Official Rules of Major League Baseball

2018 Official Rules of Major League Baseball Author Triumph Books
ISBN-10 1629375438
Release 2018-05
Pages 192
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"The ultimate authority. The Official Rules of Major League Baseball is the essential resource for serious fans of the game. These are the playing rules and their official interpretations per the Playing Rules Committee, the group that determines the games rules."--Page [4] of cover.

2016 Official Rules of Major League Baseball

2016 Official Rules of Major League Baseball Author Triumph Books
ISBN-10 1629372110
Release 2016-05-01
Pages 240
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An important resource for umpires, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of Major League Baseball (MLB), this handbook lists the dos and don’ts of the national pastime. Fully up-to-date, this book contains the official and sanctioned MLB rules and their interpretations per the Playing Rules Committee, the sole group that determines baseball’s regulations.

Baseball Field Guide

Baseball Field Guide Author Dan Formosa
ISBN-10 9781615193295
Release 2016-11-10
Pages 256
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Now in its third edition—a clear guide to the complete rules of baseball, updated in 2018! Admit it: Even if you’re a diehard fan of our national pastime, sometimes an umpire’s call can be a little baffling. And for newer fans, Major League Baseball’s nuanced rules—developed and revised over decades—can be downright perplexing. Now updated throughout with the latest changes, including the no-pitch intentional walk and “bona fide slides” for interferences on a double play, the Baseball Field Guide explains every rule in plain English: Rules that apply before, during, and after the game Equipment specifications and field requirements Duties of the coaches, managers, and umpires Rules for spectators (yes, they have rules, too!) The clearest explanation anywhere of the infamous Infield Fly Rule, and much more! Designed for quick and intuitive searches, this entertaining reference will help you understand every aspect of the game and add to your enjoyment of the sport.


Baseball Author Pete Williams
ISBN-10 0789322188
Release 2011
Pages 320
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A guide to playing and coaching baseball at various skill levels covers all aspects of the game, from equipment and pitching to baserunning and fielding, and includes tips from professional players.

Baseball For Dummies

Baseball For Dummies Author Joe Morgan
ISBN-10 9781118510520
Release 2014-02-06
Pages 384
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Play, watch, and understand America's favorite pastime Baseball continues to be a popular game both as a spectator sport and as a pastime. Since the publication of Baseball For Dummies, 3rd Edition, baseball teams have changed, new MLB stadiums have been built, and rules have been updated. This updated 4th Edition brings you the latest information on the players, the places, and above all, the game. Baseball For Dummies is for baseball fans at all levels, from players and coaches to spectators who love the game. Baseball Hall of Fame player Joe Morgan explains baseball with remarkable insight, using down-to-earth language so everyone from the casual observer to the die-hard fan can gain a fuller appreciation of the sport. Improve your hitting, pitching, and fielding Find a baseball team to play on, from Little League on up Evaluate stats, players, and records Coach baseball or umpire effectively Get more out of a trip to the ballpark The latest on baseball stats and sabermetrics Complete with Morgan's personal lists of top-ten toughest pitchers, smartest players, and most strategic managers, Baseball For Dummies gives you all the inside tips, facts, and stats so you can have Major League fun!

Why Baseball Matters

Why Baseball Matters Author Susan Jacoby
ISBN-10 9780300235401
Release 2018-03-20
Pages 192
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Baseball, first dubbed the “national pastime” in print in 1856, is the country’s most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as well as white men. Furthermore, baseball’s greatest charm—a clockless suspension of time—is also its greatest liability in a culture of digital distraction. These paradoxes are explored by the historian and passionate baseball fan Susan Jacoby in a book that is both a love letter to the game and a tough-minded analysis of the current challenges to its special position—in reality and myth—in American culture. The concise but wide-ranging analysis moves from the Civil War—when many soldiers played ball in northern and southern prisoner-of-war camps—to interviews with top baseball officials and young men who prefer playing online “fantasy baseball” to attending real games. Revisiting her youthful days of watching televised baseball in her grandfather’s bar, the author links her love of the game with the informal education she received in everything from baseball’s history of racial segregation to pitch location. Jacoby argues forcefully that the major challenge to baseball today is a shortened attention span at odds with a long game in which great hitters fail two out of three times. Without sanitizing this basic problem, Why Baseball Matters remind us that the game has retained its grip on our hearts precisely because it has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to reinvent itself in times of immense social change.

The Best Seat in Baseball But You Have to Stand

The Best Seat in Baseball  But You Have to Stand Author Lee Gutkind
ISBN-10 9781480471368
Release 2014-03-11
Pages 210
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A fascinating and revealing look inside the lives of umpires, from the godfather of creative nonfiction In 1974, Lee Gutkind walked into Shea Stadium, then home of the New York Mets, with an unusual proposal. He wanted to chronicle one of the least celebrated cadres in professional baseball: the umpires. Gutkind spent one exhilarating season traveling with the officiating crew he found that day—Doug Harvey, Nick Colosi, Harry Wendelstedt, and Art Williams, the first African American umpire in National League history. Gutkind’s narrative reveals much about the peculiarities of the men charged with the “thankless and impossible task of invoking order”—their work ethic, fallibility, and perhaps most strikingly, their pride. As resonant today as when it was first published, The Best Seat in Baseball, But You Have to Stand! is an engrossing story of the men who work on one of the nation’s biggest stages, their victories and their failures, and their inner worlds that are rarely—if ever—explored.

Full Catastrophe Living Revised Edition

Full Catastrophe Living  Revised Edition Author Jon Kabat-Zinn
ISBN-10 9780345539724
Release 2013-09-24
Pages 720
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The landmark work on mindfulness, meditation, and healing, now revised and updated after twenty-five years Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this classic, groundbreaking work—which gave rise to a whole new field in medicine and psychology—shows you how to use medically proven mind-body approaches derived from meditation and yoga to counteract stress, establish greater balance of body and mind, and stimulate well-being and healing. By engaging in these mindfulness practices and integrating them into your life from moment to moment and from day to day, you can learn to manage chronic pain, promote optimal healing, reduce anxiety and feelings of panic, and improve the overall quality of your life, relationships, and social networks. This second edition features results from recent studies on the science of mindfulness, a new Introduction, up-to-date statistics, and an extensive updated reading list. Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old, the well and the ill, and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in our fast-paced world. Praise for Full Catastrophe Living “To say that this wise, deep book is helpful to those who face the challenges of human crisis would be a vast understatement. It is essential, unique, and, above all, fundamentally healing.”—Donald M. Berwick, M.D., president emeritus and senior fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement “One of the great classics of mind/body medicine.”—Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author of Kitchen Table Wisdom “A book for everyone . . . Jon Kabat-Zinn has done more than any other person on the planet to spread the power of mindfulness to the lives of ordinary people and major societal institutions.”—Richard J. Davidson, founder and chair, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin–Madison “This is the ultimate owner’s manual for our lives. What a gift!”—Amy Gross, former editor in chief, O: The Oprah Magazine “I first read Full Catastrophe Living in my early twenties and it changed my life.”—Chade-Meng Tan, Jolly Good Fellow of Google and author of Search Inside Yourself “Jon Kabat-Zinn’s classic work on the practice of mindfulness to alleviate stress and human suffering stands the test of time, a most useful resource and practical guide. I recommend this new edition enthusiastically to doctors, patients, and anyone interested in learning to use the power of focused awareness to meet life’s challenges, whether great or small.”—Andrew Weil, M.D., author of Spontaneous Happiness and 8 Weeks to Optimum Health “How wonderful to have a new and updated version of this classic book that invited so many of us down a path that transformed our minds and awakened us to the beauty of each moment, day-by-day, through our lives. This second edition, building on the first, is sure to become a treasured sourcebook and traveling companion for new generations who seek the wisdom to live full and fulfilling lives.”—Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., president emerita of Wellesley College

Moneyball Movie Tie in Edition Movie Tie in Editions

Moneyball  Movie Tie in Edition   Movie Tie in Editions Author Michael Lewis
ISBN-10 9780393338393
Release 2011-08-22
Pages 317
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Explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

How to Snag Major League Baseballs

How to Snag Major League Baseballs Author Zack Hample
ISBN-10 0689823312
Release 1999
Pages 140
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The author, who has acquired more than 1000 baseballs at major league baseball games, offers advice on the many ways to get balls at games.

Baseball Explained

Baseball Explained Author Phillip Mahony
ISBN-10 9781476615875
Release 2014-07-30
Pages 224
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Baseball is a very complicated sport. Every facet of the game from tagging up to stealing bases to intentional walks goes back to the duel between pitcher and batter. This book, like no other work available or any single website, explains baseball from scratch, while also educating the reader as to its important place in American history and culture. Part One, “Preliminaries,” explains those aspects of the game that must be understood before approaching the game itself, which is the subject of Part Two, “The Game.” Part Three, “Statistics,” discusses how numbers influence the decisions and strategies that propel each game forward. Part Four, “Major League Baseball Overview,” puts the sport in context by introducing the reader to Major League baseball in a unique way: by walking him or her through one calendar year in the majors, from the Hall of Fame voting in January through the Winter Meetings in December.

2016 2017 Official Rules of the NHL

2016 2017 Official Rules of the NHL Author National Hockey League
ISBN-10 1629373087
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 224
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Extremely thorough and expertly detailed, this guide is the most valuable resource for referees, coaches, leagues, and serious fans of the National Hockey League. The singular resource for the official rules of the game, updated for the most recent changes, this book includes everything that is necessary to know in order to be a professional hockey expert--on or off the ice. From puck dimensions to penalty calls, and with informative diagrams and a complete index, nothing is overlooked in this essential hockey reference.

Baseball Umpires Manual

Baseball Umpires Manual Author Texas Association Of Sports Officials
ISBN-10 0982243707
Release 2010-11-01
Pages 302
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Written BY Umpires...FOR Umpires. This is the definitive book for baseball umpires at the High School level and below. A complete manual covering Umpire Mechanics for 2, 3, and 4 umpires with illustrations and explanations for virtually every play and runner configuration.

Fastball John

Fastball John Author John D'Acquisto
ISBN-10 0692750274
Release 2016-09-07
Pages 560
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From his status as the #17 pick overall in the 1970 June draft in the shadow of his induction notice to his post-game minor league antics with Goose Gossage, Gorman Thomas and Charlie "Country Chuck" Manuel, former Rookie Pitcher of the Year John D'Acquisto explores the free love and "free agency" of 1972 California; the tragedy at Spring Training '74; John's role as a pawn in the struggle for clubhouse power between manager Charlie Fox and Bobby Bonds; deep inside the untold story of the Bob Gibson/D'Acquisto pitching duels; the endless nightlife and shady characters of 1976 San Francisco; the despair of ex-major leaguers deserted in the 1977 AAA baseball purgatory of sunny Honolulu; the backroom dealings between players and management ahead of the 1981 players' strike, and the fateful meeting between John and his former owner that may have derailed his career. "Heinie." Randy. Buzzie. "Sweet Matt." "Davvy." Marvin. "Mac." Juan. Jimmie Reese. Gibby & Torre. "Moff." Keith. "Onti." "Ras." Pete. "Simba" & Geno, among many others along for the ride. Featuring a foreword by popular 70's baseball historian Dan Epstein and flavored by music of the era. If you love the narrative structure of cable dramas like Mad Men and House of Cards, then you will adore this rich, period love story between a man and his profession.

The Treasures of Major League Baseball

The Treasures of Major League Baseball Author Major League Baseball (Organization)
ISBN-10 1847329276
Release 2011
Pages 64
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The Official Treasures of Major League Baseball tells the rich and fascinating history of baseball through hundreds of photographs and an exhaustively researched and lucid text.